Crock pot roast beef is juicy, tender, and absolutely delicious! If you love pot roast, this is the easiest pot roast recipe you will ever make. Just add 5 simple ingredients to your slow cooker and power it on. Your dinner will be ready to eat just a few hours later.
This pot roast slow cooker recipe is gluten free, paleo, and Whole30… and it’s the best paleo slow cooker pot roast I’ve eaten. You will also love this Slow Cooker Pulled Pork recipe too.
I am all about easy.
This crock pot roast recipe is paleo, and I dedicate it to all of the meat lovers in your family. This really is the best slow cooker pot roast recipe, because it just doesn’t get any easier. It is truly foolproof!
Dump and Go Crock Pot Roast
Dump the ingredients into your slow cooker. DON’T brown the meat first. NEVER coat the meat in anything. DON’T do anything extra. This roast doesn’t need any special TLC to become great. These rules should help you make the best pot roast dinner :-).
This slow cook roast is guaranteed to be an incredible dinner!
This recipe is whole30 compliant, paleo, dairy-free, and full of protein! You can also use boneless beef chuck roast in this slow cooker pot roast recipe.
We continue to get meat from our organic CSA Prather Ranch. (*please note this is an unsolicited plug. I was NOT compensated in any way to mention them.) Each month is a mystery. We never know what we get until we open up the box. This month, there was a two-pound roast included.
My growing son was so excited about this roast. At 13 and 5’8″ he is growing like a weed, and eating us out of house and home in the process.
Pot roast is typically braised and then slow-cooked so it becomes tender, almost melting in your mouth. I am a bit lazy and so my roast recipe is not braised. As you can see below, I just dumped it all into my slow cooker. If you have a tough cut of meat, this is the best way to make it tender.
Even without the braising, my easy roast recipe made a delicious dinner our whole family devoured.
This roast lasted about 12 hours. That is it. My son really, really loved this boneless chuck roast dinner and had several dinners within a few hours :-).
Do you have boys? Do yours eat constantly? I am still amazed at how much food they can put away.
How to Make Slow Cooker Pot Roast:
As I mentioned before, this is a simple dump, cover, and cook pot roast slow cooker recipe. You don’t have to brown the meat before cooking, or the veggies for that matter. This recipe is the easiest!
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Shopping List to Make this 5 Ingredient Pot Roast Recipe:
- Pot roast
- Diced tomatoes
- Beef broth
- Spices like thyme, salt, pepper, and basil
What size slow cooker is best for this pot roast recipe?
This recipe calls for a 2-pound pot roast. This will fit in most slow cooker sizes. My crock pot is 6 quart sized.
Can you use other vegetables?
You can definitely modify this recipe to use the vegetables you have on-hand!! Here are some of our favorites:
- Potatoes (white and sweet potatoes)
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Tools You Need To Make This Slow Cooker Roast Recipe:
Slow Cooker. Load in all of the ingredients put on the lid and turn it on low. Dinner will be ready in 5-6 hours!
More Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes to Try:
- Pulled Pork (this is awesome for tacos!)
- Honey Dijon Mustard Chicken
- Spicy Lamb Stew
- Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken Recipe
- 2 pound pot roast
- 1 can organic diced tomatoes
- 1 large onion, sliced
- 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1 cup beef broth
- salt/pepper to taste
- Put all of the ingredients into a crock pot.
- Turn on high and cook for 4 hours.
- Reduce the heat to low and cook and additional 2 hours.
- Remove and enjoy.
- Feel free to add vegetables to the crock pot. My kids are not fond of vegetables cooked in the slow cooker, but most kids probably aren't as picky as mine :-).
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 215Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 454mgCarbohydrates: 7gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 18g