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Sep 30, 2009

Slow Cooker Pot Roast


1 Tbsp. oil
3-to 3-1/2- Lb. boneless beef pot roast (rump, chuck or round)
4 Carrots, sliced
4 Medium all-purpose potatoes (about 2 lb.), cut into 1-inch pieces
2 Envelopes Lipton® Recipe Secrets ® Onion Soup Mix
3/4 Cup water


In large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium-high heat and brown roast.
In slow cooker arrange carrots and potatoes; top with roast; set aside.
In glass measuring cup combine Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix with water. Add to skillet, scraping up any brown bits from bottom of pan. Add soup mixture to slow cooker. Cook covered on Low 8 to 10 hours or HIGH 4 to 6 hours. Remove roast and vegetables to serving platter.
Thicken gravy, if desired, by combining 1/4 cup water with 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour. Cook on HIGH 15 minutes or until thickened.