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Healthier Marie's Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars
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"Moist and juicy pot roast done in a slow cooker, made healthier with a little less meat and LOTS of fresh vegetables and seasonings."
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Ingredients

8 h 20 m servings 350
Original recipe yields 8 servings (6 to 8 servings)

Directions

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  1. Season the chuck roast with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat; brown roast on all sides, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer roast to a slow cooker. Pour the beef stock into the skillet, and bring to a boil while scraping the browned bits of food off of the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon. Add the broth and onions into slow cooker; cover and cook on Low for 5 hours. Add potatoes, carrots, celery, and parsley. Cover and cook on Low until roast is tender and cooked through, 3 additional hours.

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 350 calories; 15.5 25.4 26.7 79 128 Full nutrition

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This recipe turned out to be very delicious! I did change a couple things just to be what I consider adventurous. It was still good, but I think I should have stuck to the recipe. I used 2 small...

Most helpful critical review

Good, everyday pot roast. With the beef, salt and potatoes, it's hard for me to consider this a healthy dinner. Just healthier than other pot roast options.

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This recipe turned out to be very delicious! I did change a couple things just to be what I consider adventurous. It was still good, but I think I should have stuck to the recipe. I used 2 small...

I added 1/2 cup water. And I added a package of dry onion mix to this. Cooked on High for 4 hours, then low for 3 hours. AWESOME.

The whole house smells amazing! Not the most time-friendly crockpot recipe since you add veggies during the cooking time, but well worth it. Everything cooked up perfectly. It was a great bas...

This is the time of year for dishes like these; since my wife and I are trying to watch what we eat (and how much) we cook alot more at home than we used to. I've done some time on the line in ...

I literally just finished eating this recipe. It's delicious! I used Montreal steak seasoning instead of just salt and pepper. I also added a can of progresso recipe starter mushroom that I had ...

This is very easy and has great flavor. A 3 lb. pot roast would have been too much for us so I used a flat iron steak I had hanging around, floured and browned it in a skillet before adding it...

I used the beef broth, apple cider vinegar, parsnips, carrots, potato, fennel, apple. It was fantastic! Could also add some onion, but didn't have room. Used pork roast instead of beef.

hubby & I just finished this very delicious meal.. food is so tasty in a slow cooker & I was looking for a recipe to add vegetables later on ,so this was very helpful thanks Marie

Good, everyday pot roast. With the beef, salt and potatoes, it's hard for me to consider this a healthy dinner. Just healthier than other pot roast options.