When you want an easy dish that’s also special enough for company, a pot roast cooked with savory vegetables is ideal. This recipe uses the slow cooker, so it’s a meal that practically cooks itself. The roast cooks in the slow cooker, along with potatoes, carrots, mushrooms, and other vegetables, making a a complete meal. Put it together in the morning before work, and you can come home to a perfectly cooked meal.
We recommend searing the meat before adding it to the slow cooker because it really adds depth to the flavor. It also seals in the meat’s juices, making it incredibly tender. But if you just don’t have the time or inclination, go ahead and put the roast straight into the slow cooker without browning it. The results will still be delicious.