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Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Slow Cooker Pot Roast has the most amazing fall apart juicy meat, perfectly cooked and served with seasoned veggies, white rice, and a delicious gravy.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Crockpot Pot Roast, Pot Roast, Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 532 kcal


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 pounds chuck roast cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup brewed coffee
  • 1 large white onion sliced into 1/4-inch half circles
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 medium carrots peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch thick rounds
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • Scallions sliced, to garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Add the cubed meat and sear on each side, working in batches if necessary.
  2. Transfer the meat to the slow cooker and sprinkle on the pepper, garlic powder, and oregano. Pour in the Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, and coffee. Add the onion and bay leaves and stir to combine.
  3. Cook on low for 8 hours. At the 7th hour, stir in the carrots.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together the cornstarch and water until smooth. Stir into the slow cooker and continue cooking on high for 30 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with rice and garnish with scallions.

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