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Mississippi Roast Slow Cooker Recipe

Mississippi Roast slow cooker recipe. Easy throw it all in and let it cook to the most tender bites of protein you’ll love with mashed taters.

mississippi roast slow cooker

This Mississippi pot roast slow cooker recipe is so easy to throw together in the morning. Come home and have tender shredded beef for dinner. One of our favorite easy Crockpot recipes.

If you live in the South, or grew up there, this was probably a staple meal in your home.

I didn’t but it was something my Grandmother made and it reminds me of her every time I make it.

Let’s talk a little bit about slow cooking shall we?? First off I have a few different varieties and I love them all. Each one has an occasion to be used like….

  1. This is my favorite 6 quart programmable one with a locking lid so it’s great for bringing to a potluck too.
  2. If you just want to serve a few appetizers you should get this one that sit side by side one another.
  3. I prefer not to use liners, but rather just spray olive oil inside before adding my food for easier cleanups.

Let me give you a peek of my pretty thang I bought recently. It goes with my kitchen so I can just leave it out on the countertop all the time. 😉

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This is a guest post and also on our list of cheap easy Crockpot recipes too since it’s under $20 for all the ingredients!!

That is a win for us, and many times there are leftovers for lunch the next day. You can’t meat that.

Why is it called Mississippi roast?

Makes sense that the answer is that the first known home chef who created this lived in this southern state.

Do you have to brown a roast before putting it in the Crockpot?

It is not a must, but suggested step to take before starting the cooking process. The texture and flavor will be more appealing if you sear and brown the outsides first on the stovetop.

What can I use other than au jus mix?

We don’t use a packet of au jus at all actually. Instead we added onion soup mix and ranch mix. You could alternatively use dry brown gravy mix or make your own:

Homemade au jus:
4 tsp beef bullion
4 tsp onion powder
2 tsp dry parsley
1/4 tsp garlic powder
4 tsp corn starch

You could follow this Crockpot frozen roast timing if you forgot to defrost it. It is better thawed out though.

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Crockpot Mississippi Pot Roast

  1. 1- 3 lb Chuck Roast
  2. 2 tbsp olive oil
  3. salt & pepper to taste
  4. 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  5. Dry onion soup mix
  6. 1/2 cup salted butter
  7. A stick of butter (Kerrygold Garlic Herb Butter if available!)
  8. 8-10 Pepperoncini peppers (I like medium heat)
    1. then use the remainder in the jar to make pepperoncini chicken another night

You could add a bit of pepperoncini juice if you want a more intense flavor. If you wanted more veggies you could add baby carrots on top of the cut of meat.

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Using the two combinations of dry mixes will give this Mississippi pot roast recipe a lot of flavor!

Peppers can be found in a few different heat levels. Choose whichever you’re comfortable with, mild works for us.

The combination of these simple ingredients could be used with a pork roast too for a fun twist. Either one works well on top of mashed potatoes, rice, or inside hoagie rolls.

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Here is a quick step by step but there is also a printable recipe card at the bottom of this post as well.

Time needed: 8 hours.

Crockpot Mississippi Pot Roast

  1. Gather ingredients

    Unwrap roast and pat dry. Season all sides with salt and pepper. Heat large 12-inch skillet on high heat. Add oil to hot skillet.

  2. Sear meat

    Once the skillet is nice and hot, add the roast. Using tongs, flip the meat over and brown or sear the outsides quickly. Turn and brown other side of the roast for another 3 minutes.

  3. Add ingredients to Crockpot

    Transfer meat to slow cooker. Sprinkle packets of dry ranch dressing and onion soup mixes over pot roast. Add the butter, then place peppers and juice on and around roast.mississippi roast recipe

  4. Cook

    Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours cooking time.

  5. Shred

    Once cooked remove the Pepperoncinis, discard stems, and dice them finely before putting back into the Crockpot. Use forks to shred the roast incorporating it into the liquid. Discard fatty pieces.

  6. Serve

    Serve over mashed potatoes, in sandwiches, or as a stand alone protein.

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I have made something similar in my Instant Pot using the same chuck roast and it does come out incredibly tender.

Once you have the timing down, with a bit of liquid you can mix up the flavors for tons of different meals.

We’ve even cooked a frozen roast in an Instant Pot with great success. For a quicker version, try our Mississippi roast Instant Pot recipe.

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  • That comes in handy when you’ve forgotten to defrost dinner and it’s almost the evening.

Throw it in with some water or broth mixed with powdered au jus gravy mix and it’s tender fall apart in under an hour.

You can serve this over a nice big bowl of rice or over noodles. I mean as is is fine too with some vegetables. Your family might have their own favorite duo so just go with what works for y’all.

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Now you can buy whole or sliced peppers in a jar at the store. I mean it really doesn’t matter but I kinda’ like the larger ones you see here. Then at the end they’re falling apart and you just dice ’em up!

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Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast

Mississippi Roast Slow Cooker

Mississippi Roast slow cooker recipe. Easy throw it all in and let it cook to the most tender bites of protein you'll love with mashed potatoes.
Course Entree, Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chuck roast, crockpot, mississippi roast, shredded beef, slow cooker
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Servings 6
Calories 617kcal
Author The Typical Mom

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Using a paper towel, dry all sides of the pot roast. Season with a little bit of salt and pepper. Once the skillet is nice and hot, add the roast. Using tongs, flip the meat over and brown or sear the outside of the roast quickly. Turn and brown other side of the roast for another 3 minutes.
  • Transfer meat to slow cooker. Sprinkle packets of dry ranch dressing and onion soup mixes over pot roast. Top with a stick of butter then place peppers on and around roast.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked remove the Peperoncinis and remove and discard the stems. Dice the Peperoncinis and add them back into the crockpot.
  • Use forks to shred the roast incorporating it into the liquid and diced Peperoncinis. Discard any fatty pieces. Serve over mashed potatoes, in sandwiches, or as a stand alone protein

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Nutrition Facts
Mississippi Roast Slow Cooker
Amount Per Serving (2 oz)
Calories 617 Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Fat 46g71%
Saturated Fat 22g138%
Cholesterol 197mg66%
Sodium 1301mg57%
Potassium 801mg23%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 500IU10%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 53mg5%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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KErry

Saturday 3rd of October 2020

If doing your Mississippi Roast in the IP instead of the crockpot, how long would you cook it?

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