Crockpot Pot Roast

Ingredients
  • 3-5 pounds Beef pot roast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon All-Purpose Flour (or as needed)
Directions
  1. Generously season both sides of roast with salt and pepper. Sprinkle flour over the top until well coated, and pat it into the meat. Shake off any excess.
  2. 2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Sear the roast on both sides for 6 minutes each, until well browned. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
  4. 8 ounces of Mushrooms (sliced)
  5. 1 Tablespoon Butter
  6. Reduce the heat to medium and stir in mushrooms and butter; cook for 4 minutes.
  7. Medium Onion (Chopped)
  8. 2 Cloves Garlic (Minced)
  9. Stir in onion; cook for 5 minutes, until onions are translucent and begin to brown. Add garlic, stir for about a minute.
  10. 1 1/2 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour
  11. 1 Tablespoon Tomato Paste
  12. Stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons flour; cook and stir for about 1 minute. Add tomato paste, and cook for another minute.
  13. 2 1/2 Cups Chicken or Beef Broth
  14. Slowly add chicken stock, stir to combine, and return to a simmer. Remove skillet from the heat.
  15. 3 Medium Carrots (Chopped)
  16. 2 Stalks Celery (Chopped)
  17. 1 Sprig of Rosemary
  18. 2 Sprigs of Thyme
  19. Place carrots and celery in the slow cooker. Place roast over the vegetables and pour in any accumulated juices. Add rosemary and thyme.
  20. Pour onion and mushroom mixture over the top of the roast. Cover slow cooker, turn to high and cook the roast for 5 hours, until the meat is fork tender.
  21. Skim off any fat from the surface and remove the bones. Season with salt and pepper to taste.