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French Pot Roast

Slow cooker pot roast is a dinner standard in many kitchens. This recipe uses bottled French salad dressing to make it even more convenient, quick, and delicious.

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  • Makes: 8 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 hrs to 12 hrs (low) or 5-1/2to 6 hrs. (high) Slow Cooker: 5 to 6 qt.

French Pot Roast



  1. Trim fat from beef; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brown beef roast on all sides in hot oil in a large skillet.
  2. Place carrots, potatoes, and onions in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with tapioca. Place roast on vegetables. Combine salad dressing, broth, and garlic; pour over roast and vegetables.
  3. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 9 to 10 hours or on high-heat setting for 4-1/2 to 5 hours.
  4. Transfer beef and vegetables to a large serving platter. Serve cooking liquid with beef and vegetables. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (French Pot Roast)

    Per serving:
  • 498 kcal cal.,
  • 22 g fat
  • (4 g sat. fat,
  • 8 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 6 g monounsatured fat),
  • 101 mg chol.,
  • 672 mg sodium,
  • 34 g carb.,
  • 4 g fiber,
  • 10 g sugar,
  • 40 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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