For an economical hearty meal try making a Pot Roast in your slow cooker for dinner tonight. Using a slow cooker to cook your pot roast in will produce a tender hearty meal for your whole family with leftovers for sandwiches or dinner another day. There is a wide variety of slow cooker pot roast recipes available in slow cooker cookbooks and on the internet. Some recipes use as few as 2 or 3 ingredients, while others have many more including spices and vegetables.
Find the Best Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe for you
You may have a very busy schedule and a limited amount of time for preparation, but no matter what, there is a recipe that will suit your needs. Some recipes include cooking all of the vegetables (including potatoes) with the meat. This will produce a one pot meal for your whole family that is both healthy and hearty. I have also seen where you can cut up all of the vegetables the night before, add the herbs and seasoning and place them all into the insert of your slow cooker. Just cover and keep the insert in the fridge overnight. In the morning, set the insert onto your counter for a few minutes to raise the temperature of the ceramic insert and add your meat and the liquid. Return the insert to the slow cooker, program the temperature and time for cooking and leave it alone. The pot roast will cook while you carry on with your day. The pot roast will be ready for to feed your hungry family a delicious hearty meal. There are many busy families with children in after school activities and sports. It’s not always easy for the cook of the family to have something delicious and healthy that is available to eat when each family member is.
A pot roast made in a slow cooker, is well suited to these situations, especially a slow cooker that has a programmable thermostat with a keep warm feature. Each family member can help themselves to their dinner when they are ready to eat, making this a very desirable feature of using a programmable slow cooker.
Additional Considerations for your Slow Cooker Pot Roast
You can add so many flavors to a pot roast made in a slow cooker. There are recipes that offer exotic flavors and others that have a milder flavor which may be more suitable for children. Slow cooker pot roast can add a comforting touch to a buffet for friends and family. Just set your slow cooker to cook your pot roast in the morning and continue with your preparations for the buffet. No need fuss with the pot roast, just let it cook. Set the entire slow cooker onto your buffet table and let everyone help themselves to the delicious meat and vegetables with gravy. You can have some buns on your buffet for those that would like to have their pot roast on a bun.
People will remember having the best slow cooker pot roast at your buffet. They will never guess how easy it was to prepare.