Now that school has started and our schedule is filling up, it is important for me to keep a freezer full of freezer friendly recipes ready to go for my family for busy weeknights. I especially love any recipe that I can throw in the slow cooker in the morning and have an entire meal waiting at dinnertime.
This super easy slow cooker pot roast is big on delicious flavor but light on time and effort, and let me tell you that this one scored a perfect 10 with my family! In fact, they rated this their favorite freezer meal thus far, which is really saying something!
Please note that the recipe makes two whole roasts that you can freeze ahead of time for busy weeknights, and it is a great addition to any freezer cooking day. If you prefer to just make one roast, simply cut the recipe in half. On cooking day, you can throw in some chopped carrots, potatoes, and onion to make a complete meal, or simply make it all on its own.
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Here is what you need:
Step 1: In bowl, whisk together soups, soup mix, water, wine and broth.
Step 2: Label bags, divide meat into 2 bags and pour marinade into each bag dividing evenly. Then freeze.
Step 3: Thaw, cook in crock pot on low for 8-9 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours. *Optional- Add chopped carrots, onion and red potatoes to the crock pot after 2 hours.
Recipe: Easy Slow Cooker Pot Roast
Summary: Staple ingredients make this pot roast extra tasty and oh so easy!
- 2 (3-4 pound) chuck roasts
- 2 cans cream of celery soup
- 2 cans cream of mushroom soup
- 2 cups chicken broth
- 1 cup red wine
- 1 cup water
- 2 (1 ounce) packages of dry onion soup mix
- carrots, potatoes, & onion (optional)
- In bowl, whisk together soups, soup mix, water, wine and broth.
- Label bags, divide meat into 2 bags and pour marinade into each bag dividing evenly. Then freeze.
- Thaw, cook in crock pot on low for 8-9 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours. *Optional- Add chopped carrots and red potatoes to the crock pot after 2 hours.
Preparation time: 5-7 minutes
Cooking time: 8-9 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high
Number of servings (yield): 6 per each 3-4 pound pot roast
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What are your favorite freezer friendly meals?