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Easy Beef Roast Recipe

Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs


  • 3 1/2 lb Beef Chuck Roast
  • 2 Tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1 packet Brown gravy mix
  • 1 packet Ranch dressing mix
  • 1 packet Italian dressing mix
  • 1/4 cup Water

To Make Gravy

  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup Water


  • Heat oil in large pot over medium heat.
  • Brown roast in hot oil until brown on each side.
  • Mix three packets together in slow cooker with water.
  • Add browned roast to slow cooker.
  • Cook roast for 6-8 hours on low heat.
  • Once down set aside to rest until ready to slice and serve.

To Make Gravy

  • Pour sauce from slow cooker into a small sauce pan.
  • Heat over medium heat.
  • In a small bowl mix water and cornstarch.
  • Slowly add cornstarch mixture to sauce in pan. (you might not need to use it all)
  • Continue heating and stirring until it comes just to a boil.
  • Remove from heat and serve over roast.