Thursday, January 21, 2016

CROCKPOT BEEF ROAST - DINNER

Today I am going to share with y'all one of Matthew's favorite meals, crockpot roast beef!

It is probably one of the easiest meals I can make and my crockpot does all of it. I just fix a few sides to go with it and then it's time to eat! I also use crockpot bags so cleanup is REALLY easy. If you haven't discovered crockpot bags yet then get some the next time you go to the store and you can thank me later! 

Ingredients:
- 2-2.5lb beef roast
- 1 package of brown gravy mix, dry
- 1 package of ranch dressing mix, dry
- 1 package of dried Italian salad dressing mix
- 1/2 cup water


Directions:
- Place roast in crockpot
- Pour each package over roast
- Pour water around roast
- Cook on low 8-9 hours


I made this soon after we got married and Matthew has requested it multiple times, so I always make sure to keep those three dry mixes in our pantry. The ranch and Italian dressing mix both come in boxes of 4, and the brown gravy comes in single packs at .50 each. Can't beat that!

I usually fix mashed potatoes, mac & cheese and green beans with this roast, and we always have leftovers for a couple of days- which makes for perfect lunches! Follow along on Snapchat (shelbycoats), I'm usually snapping away while I make dinner, and I love following other bloggers to get dinner ideas.

36 comments:

  1. I LOVE crockpot meals! This sounds delicious!
    Kelsey
    www.thepeacockroost.com

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  2. So yummy!! Our men love them some crock pot roast beef ;) Thank goodness it's a quick and easy meal!

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  3. Yummy!!! I'm going to have to try this out! (:

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  4. Oh yum! And so easy! I'm adding this to my list!!!!!

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  5. Yum! Love easy recipes. Going to give this a try!

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  6. Crockpots are THE best :) Love the toss and go mentality and they turn out SO tasty!

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  7. Never heard of crockpot bags! Must try for next time! Thanks for the quick and easy recipe!

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  8. I made the crock pot roast this weekend, it was delicious and so very easy! Thanks for the recipe.

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  9. Would I cook it for half the time if I cooked it on high?

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    1. I had a 2.5 lb. chuck roast. I cooked it on high for 1.5 hours and turned it down to low for the remaining 4 hours and I still had a nice tender juicy roast. Husband love it - especially the gravy.

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    2. What if my roast is 4lbs and I only have 6.5 hours?

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  10. Does the roast need to be completely covered in water?

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    1. No, the 1/2 cup has always worked perfectly for us. The roast will shrink a little as it cooks. If your roast was a little bigger then you might want to adjust your water. Hope this helps, enjoy!! :)

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  11. Can I still follow the same steps if my beef was already cut thin at the super market?

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  12. Sound great but to much salt in those packets.

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  13. Have you added veggies to this too?

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    1. We add carrots, potatoes, turnip and parsnip with more water and it’s awesome. The veggies pick up so much of the flavor.

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    2. How much water did you add? And did you put the veggies around the roast or underneath it?

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  14. If I add veggies do I need to add more water?

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  15. Making this tonight wanting to add red potatoes and baby carrots do I need to add more water?

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  16. Hi! If I want to add baby reds, and onions, should I add more of anything?

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  17. I can't wait to try this tomorrow!

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  18. I bet i would be good on a butter garlic toast bun with a slice of cheese yum

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  19. Have you tried this with a pork roast?

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  20. Do you double the ingredients if your roast is a larger size?

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  21. This was great. Not only am I adding to my "tried and true" board, but also my "cooking for company" board." Thanks!

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  22. My Mom put a pork butt roast and a chuck roast together with potatoes and carrots,onion and celery. Cooked it about 6 hours at 350 in the oven it was alway delicious

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  23. Excellent and easy. I used 1/2 cup red wine instead of the water. Thank you.

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  24. I made this last weekend and liked it so much I’m making it today again! So easy and flavorful!

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  25. what cut of meat is this? Top Round?


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  26. This looks delicious! Would it work in an instant pot?

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