How to Make the Best Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 hours

Servings: 8

Author: Meghan Splawn

Source: www.thekitchn.com

How to Make the Best Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast

Ingredients

· 1 (3 to 4-pound) boneless beef chuck roast· 1 (1-ounce) packet ranch salad dressing & seasoning mix· 1 (1-ounce) packet au jus gravy mix (or 2 (.6-ounce) packets)· 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter· 1 (12-ounce) jar pepperoncini peppers· Options for serving: mashed potatoes, mashed cauliflower, sandwich rolls and provolone cheese

Instructions

Step 1Add the chuck roast to a slow cooker. Place a 3- to 4-pound boneless beef chuck roast in a 6-quart or larger slow cooker.Step 2Add the seasoning packets. Sprinkle the chuck roast with 1 packet ranch salad dressing and seasoning mix and 1 (1-ounce) packet au jus gravy mix.Step 3Add the butter, pepperoncini, and brine. Cut 1 stick butter into cubes and place on top of the roast. Pour 1/2 cup brine from a jar of pepperoncini peppers and pour this over the roast. Add 10 to 12 pepperoncini peppers.Step 4Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours. Cover and cook until the beef is very tender, about 8 hours on the LOW setting, or 5 to 6 hours on the HIGH setting.Step 5Use tongs to shred the roast and serve. Shred the roast into bite-sized pieces with tongs. Serve the pot roast over mashed potatoes or pile onto rolls and top with provolone cheese.