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Easy Peasy Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

This simple slow cooker pot roast is a winner, which explains why the recipe has been around for decades. Perfect when you want to serve up a tasty satisfying dinner with minimal effort.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 20 mins
Servings: 8
Calories: 350
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living


  • 2-1/2 pound bottom round rump roast
  • 2-3 teaspoons Montreal Steak Seasoning (optional)
  • 1 can (10.75 ounces) cream of mushroom soup (I used Campbell's Healthy Request)
  • 1 envelope dry onion soup mix**
  • 8 small potatoes, cut in half
  • 8 medium carrots, each cut into fourths


  • Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
  • Place the carrots and potatoes in the slow cooker.
  • Season the roast with the Montreal Steak Seasoning, if using, and place in the slow cooker on top of the carrots and potatoes.
  • Stir together the mushroom soup and dry onion soup mix and spread over the meat.
  • Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours, or until tender.

Recipe Notes

**To make your own dry onion soup mix, combine 1/4 cup dehydrated onions, 2 tablespoons instant beef bouillon (low sodium) and 1/2 teaspoon onion powder.
Weight Watchers PointsPlus *9
Weight Watchers SmartPoints *7
Nutrition Facts
Easy Peasy Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 /8th roast + vegetables)
Calories 350 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 6g24%
Protein 35g70%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course