Slow-Cooker Beef Pot Roast

  • Eliza 

A simple recipe for a hearty slow cooker beef pot roast.

Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Slow cooker beef pot roast.
Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

How to cook beef pot roast in a slow cooker or crock pot. 
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 445kcal


  • 2 lb beef roast (brisket, chuck, topside)
  • 2 large potatoes
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 leek thickly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic cruched
  • 5 oz mushrooms
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • salt and pepper


  • Place the vegetables in slow cooker bowl
  • Season beef with cracked pepper and place in slow cooker bowl
  • Add bay leaves and thyme
  • Cook on Low for 8hrs 
  • Mix the cornflour with 2 tablespoons of water
  • Remove beef, cover with foil and allow to rest for 10-15 minutes
  • While the beef is resting, season vegetables with salt and pepper to taste, stir in cornflour mix and leave to thicken. Retrieve the bay leaves and dispose of. 
  • Slice beef and serve with vegetables and sauce


Calories: 445kcal

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