Pot roast – the dish everyone knows and loves. It's served at any time of the year, for any occasion: Christmas dinner, after-work dinner on a Tuesday or a birthday party. It's that go-to dish that pleases for any event or nonevent. The following recipes have been all taste-tested and approved by Cooktop Cove's test kitchen.
The chefs have done the work so you don't have to. Keep reading to get a collection of the best slow cooker pot roast recipes. Each video comes with a full recipe link.
1. Easy slow cooker pot roast
With just a few simple ingredients, you could be on your way to enjoying a delicious pot roast, made with the ease of a slow cooker! This particular recipe was designed with maximum convenience in mind -- the gravy for the pot roast is made using seasoning packets. While there might be other ways to make gravy, getting this incredible blend of flavors couldn't be easier!
Full recipe: Easy slow cooker pot roast
2. Red wine slow cooker pot roast
Pot roast is a staple for many because of its ease and simplicity. But instead of cooking it up in your oven, we've whipped up a super easy slow cooker recipe that's packed with the rich flavor of red wine and all the sweet and tangy goodness of onions and potatoes. After a full day of roasting in the slow cooker, this dish is going to melt in your mouth.
Full recipe: Red wine slow cooker pot roast
3. Slow cooker creamy mustard sauce pot roast
Pot roast is a classic dish. My mom used to make pot roast every Saturday night, usually with red wine, and serve it with veggies and mashed potatoes. In the recipe below, I've made some adjustments to Mom's old-school pot roast by cooking it in a creamy mustard gravy for a delicious take on the dish.
Full recipe: Slow cooker creamy mustard sauce pot roast
4. Slow cooker tomato Parmesan pot roast
In this recipe, the magic of sun-dried tomatoes combines with Parmesan cheese to make a beautiful crust on the roast. Paired with garlic and fresh rosemary, the flavors of this pot roast are sure to wow just about everyone. Let your roast rest for at least 10 minutes before slicing and serving to keep it moist.
Full recipe: Slow cooker tomato Parmesan pot roast
5. Slow cooker sweet and sour pot roast
It's fun to put an interesting take on a classic dish, and this amazing recipe for sweet and sour pot roast is no exception. The basic layering of deliciously hearty root vegetables, topped with a juicy (and cheap) beef chuck roast and smothered in the easiest homemade sauce you've ever tried makes this meal a true standout on any dinner table.
Full recipe: Slow cooker sweet and sour pot roast
6. Slow cooker Mississippi pot roast
We all love pot roast, but this Southern classic straight out of Mississippi will knock your socks off. The recipe below only takes 10 minutes to prep but has an immense flavor that your family won't forget. By the time it finishes cooking, the meat will be fork-tender.
Full recipe: Slow cooker Mississippi pot roast
7. Slow cooker tender pot roast
In this recipe, a slurry with cornstarch and water is kicked up a notch by adding Worcestershire sauce. The cornstarch thickens all the natural juices from the roast and veggies as they slowly cook. Let the roast sit for at least 10 minutes after cooking to keep it moist before slicing and serving. If you have time, give the meat a good sear in a hot pan before putting it into the slow cooker for an even tastier roast.
Full recipe: Slow cooker tender pot roast