Healthier (but still awesome) Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast


This is a very easy recipe for a delicious low-sodium pot roast. I make it healthier by omitting the onion soup mix, using low-fat and low-sodium cream of mushroom soup, and adding vegetables!

close up view of Pot Roast served with carrots potatoes and green beans on a plate
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 10 mins


  • 2 (10.75 ounce) cans low-fat, low-sodium condensed cream of mushroom soup

  • 1 large onion, chopped

  • 3 pounds chuck roast

  • 2 cups sliced carrots

  • 1 pound small red potatoes

  • ½ pound string beans

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley


  1. Mix cream of mushroom soup, chopped onion, and chuck roast in a slow cooker.

  2. Cook on Low for 8 to 9 hours or High for 3 to 4 hours. Add carrots, potatoes, string beans, and parsley 1 1/2 hours before pot roast is done.

Editor's Note:

This recipe is a healthier version of Awesome Slow Cooker Pot Roast.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

305 Calories
16g Fat
15g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 305
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 76mg 25%
Sodium 299mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 9%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 10mg 51%
Calcium 75mg 6%
Iron 3mg 18%
Potassium 836mg 18%

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

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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