Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Neil E.: "Very nice and ever so tender. I added two parsnip…" Read More


  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3-1/2 to 4 pounds, cut in half against the grain)
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 onions (chopped into chunks)
  • 5 medium carrot (peeled and cut into chunks)
  • 3 russet potatoes (cut into large chunks)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 cup brewed coffee (freshly, {I suggest using light roast})
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup of the juices from the slow cooker
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • flat leaf parsley (Freshly chopped)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium16% DV380mg
    Fat45% DV29g
    Protein65% DV33g
    Carbs8% DV25g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories500Calories from Fat260
    Total Fat29g45%
    Saturated Fat11g55%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat260
    Total Carbohydrate25g8%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A150%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Neil E. 8 months ago
    Very nice and ever so tender. I added two parsnips and a squirt of ketchup and French mustard in addition to using half veg and half beef stock too. I could not really detect the coffee but it probably served to assist the flavouring. I also added dumplings for the last 30 minutes. The meat just fell apart.
    Antoinette Peterson 9 months ago
    The recipe was very easy. Using exact recipe we thought it turned out just ok. Not the most flavorful pot roast. I cannot say that I would make this one again.
    J P 9 months ago
    Simple to make and turned out delicious. Made per directions except that I used beef stock instead of veggie since I had it on hand.
    Jeff Stout 9 months ago
    Delicious, easy to make and modify as you like.
    Rebekah Heaphy 10 months ago
    Good! Greataaeskme no modification
    Bouley a year ago
    awesome would definitely make again
    Cherie a year ago
    Very good. Did not have broth, onions or garlic, so used water and onion powder, and it was still good.
    Leigh a year ago
    I loved the coffee in this recipe! I did add celery, bay leaf. Worth the wait.
    Sue a year ago
    I changed a few things I added mushrooms and used boiling onions, baby red potatoes and baby carrots instead of just chicken broth I used 1/2 cup chicken stock and 1/2 cup merlot wine and 1 cup dark roast coffee it was absolutely delicious the mushrooms were baby bella my husband couldn’t stop eating 😂 will definitely make it again
    Tom F. a year ago
    Loved it!! Yummmmmmly
    Ruth Higgins 2 years ago
    Delicious! Will definitely make it again.
    Abu Mahmuad 2 years ago
    Very good the gravy was excellent
    Kerrie K. 2 years ago
    Very flavourful My family loved this I added onion soup mix and no corn starch as we liked it as is
    Rhubarbarina G. 2 years ago
    I prepared the recipe exactly and had very high hopes. I was good, but was lacking the punch I anticipated. I'll go back to my standby recipe.
    O'Connell 2 years ago
    Amazing and so tender and moist. I'm going to cook with coffee more often as it added so much flavor to the meat and the gravy was phenomenal!
    Dave 3 years ago
    Rated 5 for ease of making and the meat didn't get too dry. Kids and adults liked it. We would add more salt next time and probably make the day before to skim off the fat after a night in the fridge
    Jae S. 3 years ago
    I was curious about the coffee in the i geedients but it added a delicious aroma. Very easy to prepare since everything is cubed and had it in the slow cooker while at work. Perfect with some cornbread as a side!
    Anna V. 3 years ago
    Lovely mmmm. I added celery, a packet of onion soup mix and a can of diced tomatoes to get a tangy yummy flavor.
    Jamie Lee 3 years ago
    I also added onion soup mix. It came out juicey, tender, and came apart just by taking a fork against the grain of the meat.
    Renee Collins 3 years ago
    Added onion soup mix to liquid. 5 gloves of garlic. Also added a couple stocks of celery. First time using slow cooker
    Karen W. 3 years ago
    Easy, quick to prepare and delicious. I also added one envelop of onion soup mix and a few squirts of ketchup. Love the one pot dinners!
    terry f. 3 years ago
    wonderful! added one envelope onion soup mix and a little ketsup. tomato is a natural meat tenderizer.