The Best Slow Cooker Pot Roast

An easy pot roast simmered in a hearty gravy. Serve over potatoes or enjoy over slices of bread topped with gravy.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Jennifer


  • 2 1/2-3 pounds chuck roast
  • 1/4 cup white distilled vinegar
  • 1 packet .87 ounce brown gravy mix
  • 10 1/2 ounce can reduced fat or regular cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1. Lightly season chuck roast with salt and pepper and place in the bottom of slow cooker.
  2. Whisk vinegar and brown gravy mix together and pour on top of meat. Turn to coat.
  3. In a small bowl mix soup, worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic powder and onion powder until blended.
  4. Pour on top of meat.
  5. Cover and cook for on low for 8 hours.
  6. Remove meat from slow cooker and shred meat with two forks. Place meat back into slow cooker with gravy and stir.
  7. Serve over potatoes, with vegetables or on bread topped with gravy.