roast and potatoes

Easy Crock-Pot Roast Beef

  • Author: Glenda Embree
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 servings 1x


  • 2 chuck roasts (about 2.5 lbs each)
  • 2 (1 oz) packets Aus Jus gravy mix (or Onion Soup Mix)
  • 1 qt beef stock
  • 1 lb baby carrots
  • 2 lbs red or gold baby potatoes


  1. Rinse the baby potatoes and spread in an even layer in the bottom of your crock-pot.
  2. Layer the carrots over the potatoes.
  3. Put the roasts over the carrots in as close to a single layer as you can.  There may be some overlap.
  4. Sprinkle the contents of the aus jus packets over the roasts. Pour the stock into the slow cooker.
  5. Place the lid on the slow cooker and set it to low.
  6. Let the roast cook 8-10 hours until fork tender.
  7. Serve.

  • Category: Main Dish
  • Cuisine: American