Crockpot Express Pot Roast w/ Carrots and Potatoes

Crockpot Express Pot Roast is a classic meal that has been around for what seems like forever. It is a hearty meal that typically takes a few hours to cook, but with the Crockpot Express Pot Roast…You’re looking at a little over an hour from start to finish!

Crockpot Express Pot Roast w/ Carrots and Potatoes

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Beef, Carrots, Potatoes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 373kcal


  • 2-3 pound chuck roast 2" thick with lots of marbling
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • steak seasoning
  • medium onion sliced thinly
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 sprigs rosemary fresh
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 pound Baby new potatoes
  • 3 carrots cut
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Select SAUTE. While the pan is heating up, prep the roast by seasoning both sides and coating well.
  • Once the pot is heated completely, add 1 tbsp of oil and coat the bottom of the pot.
  • Add the roast and cook for 5 minutes - flip and cook another 5 minutes. If it is super thick sear the sides as well for a few minutes. Remove the roast.
  • Add the rest of the oil and heat it up. Add the garlic and sliced onions to the pot and saute for a few minutes until soft. Add the beef broth and soy sauce and stir to deglaze the pot. The click START/STOP.
  • Add the roast back on top of the onion mixture. Add the rosemary on top. Press MEAT and adjust time to 45 minutes.
  • When the cooking cycle ends, allow for a full natural pressure release - about another 25 minutes. Once it is done, remove the roast and place it on a plate. Put a foil tent over it and allow it to sit undisturbed while you make the carrots and potatoes.
  • Place the potatoes and carrots directly in the cooking juices. Press STEAM and set for 5 minutes. After the cooking cycle is done, do a Quick Release remove from the pot.
  • Slice roast. Cut against the grain to keep it tender. Place it on a serving dish and surround with carrots and potatoes. Drizzle with additional drippings or gravy.


Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 886mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 715IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 4mg
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