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Slow Cooker Ranch Pot Roast

It doesn’t get much better than this slow cooker ranch flavored pot roast!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: beef, Comfort Foods, Slow Cooker
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy pot roast recipes, pot roast, ranch, slow cooker beef
Servings: 6 -8
Calories: 442kcal


  • 1 beef roast 3-5 lbs--chuck, bottom round, rump or whatever you use
  • 3 tbsp homemade ranch seasoning mix -OR- 1 envelope store bought
  • 2 tbsp homemade Italian dressing mix -OR- 1 envelope store bought i.e. Good Seasons
  • 1 envelope brown gravy mix
  • 2 cups carrots optional
  • 6 medium potatoes cut in half (optional)
  • 1/2 cup water


  • In a small bowl, mix the ranch seasoning, Italian dressing mix and brown gravy mix.
  • Pat roast dry then rub the seasoning mixture over the entire roast.
  • Place in a 5-7 quart slow cooker and pour the water around the roast.
  • Add the carrots and potatoes, if using.
  • Cover and cook on low 7-10 hours, high 4-7 hours. !!TIMES ARE APPROXIMATE AND DEPEND ON THE SHAPE/THICKNESS OF THE ROAST!!
  • To thicken gravy, mix 2 tbs flour with 3 tbs water for EACH cup of pan juice. Place the pan juices in a small saucepan and heat to boiling. Add the flour/water mixture and stir until thick. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer and cook for about 5 minutes


Use the dressing mixes DRY. Do not make up like a salad dressing.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 442kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 104mg | Sodium: 865mg | Potassium: 1350mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 7147IU | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 60mg | Iron: 5mg