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How To Cook A Roast In The Crockpot

All you need to know about: How To Cook A Roast In The Crockpot.


1. Start by seasoning the roast with salt and pepper. Some optional herbs and spices that pair nicely with a roast are garlic, rosemary, and thyme. Rub the seasonings into the roast.

2. Heat a skillet on the stove over medium-high heat. Add some oil to the skillet and brown the roast on all sides. This will help to lock in the flavor and juices.

3. Place the browned roast in the slow cooker.

4. If you are using a liquid such as beef broth or red wine, pour it over the roast.

5. Add any desired vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, mushrooms, and onions.

6. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for 4-6 hours.


1. If you would like to thicken the sauce, whisk together 1/4 cup of cornstarch with 1/4 cup of cold water and add to the slow cooker in the last hour of cooking.

2. If you are using a tougher cut of meat, such as a chuck roast, it is best to cook on the low setting for a longer period of time.

3. If you would like to add some flavor to the vegetables, try tossing them with a mixture of oil, garlic, and herbs before adding them to the slow cooker.

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