Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 25 minutes
Servings 1 Roast with Fixings


  • 3-4 pounds chuck roast shoulder cut
  • 1.5 cups red wine
  • 7-8 large potatoes peeled, cut in half, and washed
  • 5-6 large carrots
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • to taste s&p
  • 1/2 cup sour cream optional for mashed potatoes
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup milk or half and half optional for mashed potatoes


  1. Season roast with salt, pepper, seasoning salt, and onion powder. Brown both sides in a hot pan with a few TBSP of oil.
  2. Cut up a large onion and put in bottom of the slow cooker. Place browned roast on top of onions.
  3. Deglaze pan with 1.5 cups of red wine. Simmer for 1 minute and pour over roast/onion in slow cooker.
  4. Place carrots around roast and potatoes on top of the carrots. Cover slow cooker and cook on low for 8-9 hours.
  5. Remove liquid from slow cooker and bring to a simmer in a pan. Thicken with roux and serve over roast and mashed potatoes.