This Mississippi pot roast crock pot recipe is so simple and delicious! With only a few simple ingredients, this recipe comes together in minutes and will impress your entire family!

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Mississippi pot roast crock pot recipe is amazing! 

If you are following me on Facebook then you will know that I made an easy Mississippi Pot Roast recipe last week live on Facebook. I have seen various recipes and decided to try my hand at it and make my own simple version.

I was shocked. No, I was stunned. Actually, I was amazed at just how awesome this simple Mississippi roast crock pot recipe was. I mean, it was mind-blowing good.

Try this easy roast recipe with ranch mix today!

How could something so easy be so packed with flavor? Why would a roast recipe with ranch mix taste good? Do those two even go together?

Well,  I’m here to tell you it is good. Really, really, melt in your mouth good.

Slow Cooker Mississippi Pot Roast will become a regular meal in your family’s rotation! They’ll be asking for it again and again!

Do you prefer the instant pot? Try making Mississippi Pot Roast Instant Pot Recipe.

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What do you need to make Mississippi pot roast slow cooker recipe?

To make this Original Mississippi Roast Recipe you only need a few ingredients. It starts with a roast and you can play around with it by using different cuts of meat.

Then you need a packet of ranch seasoning mix (homemade ranch seasoning works, too!), butter and pepperoncini peppers.

Pretty simple, right? The good news is that this recipe is extremely versatile. You can change it up in many different ways!

Instead of using ranch seasoning mix, you can use au jus gravy mix. Or you can use both of them together!

Want to add in some vegetables? Sure, toss in a package of baby carrots! You can really shake things up and make Mississippi Pot Roast Sliders!

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Is crockpot mississippi roast Keto?

The answer is yes! Mississippi Pot Roast is keto-friendly!

It falls more on the dirty keto side with the pre-packaged ranch seasoning mix. If you’re strict keto, just use a homemade ranch seasoning and you’re good!

It is incredible served with Easy Cheesy Cauliflower Rice for a super simple keto meal that the whole family will love!

Should you sear a pot roast?

Honestly, it is personal preference on whether you want to sear your pot roast before adding the rest of the ingredients. Searing your meat in a skillet with a little olive oil helps bring out more flavor, however it does take an extra step and some additional time.

After searing your roast, follow the recipe as is, there is no need to adjust the cooking time.

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Slow cooker Mississippi pot roast ingredients:

  • 1 3-4 lb chuck roast (any kind will do)
  • Packet of ranch dressing mix
  • Stick of butter (½ cup)
  • ½ jar of pepperoncini peppers with the juice
  • ¼ cup to ½ cup of water
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How to make Mississippi pot roast in the crock pot:

  1. Place your roast in the bottom of your crockpot.
  2. Sprinkle the ranch dressing mix over the roast.
  3. Place the stick of butter on top of the roast and ranch mix. Pour the pepperoncini peppers and pepperoncini juice over everything.
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  4. Pour your water around the roast.
  5. Cook on low for 10 hours.This Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe is so simple and delicious! This crock pot Mississippi Pot Roast recipes ie easy and low carb! You are going to love this original Italian Slow Cooker Mississippi Roast - it is the best and is healthy too! #eatingonadime #crockpotrecipes #slowcookerrecipes #easyrecipes
  6. Shred and then serve. Two forks make shredding the meat super simple!

How to make the slow cooker mississippi roast gravy:

  1. Mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch (or flour) with 1 cup of cold water. Then you need to whisk it together until it is blended completely.
  2. Remove 2 cups of beef broth from the crockpot. Heat to a boil in a saucepan.
  3. Whisk in the cornstarch water mixture and allow it to boil (while stirring constantly) until it thickens slightly. It should take about 2 minutes.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Watch me make this Mississippi pot roast slow cooker recipe LIVE on Facebook:

If you’re not already convinced that you need to try this Mississippi roast recipe, crock pot style, then maybe seeing how easy it actually comes together will!

This is comfort food at its best! Another favorite is Crock pot chicken pot pie recipe!

What to serve with Mississippi pot roast?

I told you this crockpot recipe was easy to make. Serve it with some green beans and our Pressure cooker Mashed Potatoes for a complete, super simple meal!

Steamed broccoli and these slow cooker scalloped potatoes are also good options!

Why is my crock pot roast tough?

Overcooking the roast will result in the meat being tough. You also want to ensure there is enough liquid in the crock pot.

Is it better to cook a roast on high or low in a crock pot?

You can certainly opt to use the method best for you. However, I find that the meat is much more tender cooked on the low setting.

Try this pepperoncini beef slow cooker recipe today!

Another one of our favorite, crazy easy crockpot meals is Crock Pot Chicken Parmesan. This recipe lets the slow cooker do all the work and dinner is ready and waiting. Those are the best dinners there are! 

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Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe

4.94 from 49 votes
Make this Mississippi Pot roast recipe today. You will love this easy slow cooker recipe. Just 4 ingredients for this Mississippi Pot Roast crock pot recipe.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 hrs
Total Time 10 hrs 5 mins
Servings 8
Cuisine American
Course Main Course
Calories 428
Author Carrie Barnard

Ingredients

  • (1) 3-4 lb roast (any kind will do)
  • 1 packet of ranch seasoning mix
  • 1 stick of butter (½ cup)
  • 1/2 jar of Peppercinis with the juice
  • 1/2 cup water

Instructions

  • Place your roast in the bottom of your crock pot.
  • Sprinkle the ranch mix over the roast.
  • Place the stick of butter on top and pour the Peppercinis over it.
  • Pour water around the roast.
  • Cook on low for 10 hours.
  • Shred and Serve
  • How to make the pot roast gravy:
  • Mix 2 tablespoons of cornstarch (or flour) with 1 cup of cold water. Whisk together until blended completely.
  • Remove 2 cups of beef broth from the crock pot. Heat to boil in a sauce pan.
  • Whisk in the cornstarch water mixture and allow it to boil (while stirring constantly) until thickens slightly. Should take about 2 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

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Recipe Notes

Serve it with some green beans and our Pressure cooker Mashed Potatoes  for a complete meal.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 428kcal, Carbohydrates 2g, Protein 46g, Fat 24g, Saturated Fat 11g, Cholesterol 163mg, Sodium 426mg, Potassium 397mg, Vitamin A 380IU, Vitamin C 6.4mg, Calcium 14mg, Iron 4.1mg

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  1. 5 stars
    So easy, tender, tasty, and perfect! This is by far the best roast recipe I’ve ever made. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. 5 stars
    I recently made your Mississippi Pot Roast and will never return to my old recipe. Yours was FANTASTIC…TASTY and so easy to make.

  3. I’ve made it in my instant pot. Loved it! So easy and so delicious. I added more pepperonis than called for because we love them.

  4. 5 stars
    This roast is packed with flavor and comes out nice and tender and is great meat substitute depending on what u r making if u got leftover roast

  5. 5 stars
    Made this on Monday 12/21/20 I love pepperchinis 9 hours on low made the house smell amazing

  6. 5 stars
    My favorite roast recipe. It is so tender and the peppers add so much flavor and take it to the next level. To simplify dinner, I usually add carrots and potatoes to the bottom of the crockpot before adding the roast. It would be excellent with mashed potatoes too.

  7. 5 stars
    All I can say is YUM!!! Whole family loves this, so long as I take out the peprocinis before they see them 🙂

  8. 5 stars
    Love this recipe. Put it in crockpot and forget about it. Enjoyed sandwiches or eating it with a side

  9. 5 stars
    This is an awesome recipe! Roast was super tender & flavorful! Really good served with mashed potatoes!

  10. 5 stars
    Definitely the best Mississippi roast recipe out there! It was delicious and you could literally eat it with anything. So much flavor!

  11. 5 stars
    So easy! It pretty much shredded itself. all my family loved it… that doesn’t happen often.. if at all!

  12. 5 stars
    My new favorite way to cook a roast. The flavors are wonderful and the roast is so moist. Yummy:)

  13. 5 stars
    My whole family loves this recipe, it’s amazing served over mashed potatos,gravy and fresh cooked biscuits!

  14. 5 stars
    I was amazed at how good this was! So juicy and tender the whole family loved it! Even my non meat eaters!!!

  15. We made this and it was delicious. We used a London broil instead of a chuck roast. Turned out great. Super easy. This will be added to our meal rotation.

  16. 5 stars
    We made this and it was delicious. We used London broil instead of a chuck roast and it turned out great. Super easy to make. We will be adding this to our meal rotation.

  17. 5 stars
    Turned out soooooo good. First time I have ever done a roast and I was worried that it wouldn’t turn out right…. But, it did !!!!!

  18. LOVE this recipe except I add NO liquid and it’s delicious. The juice of the meat combined with the juices of the peppers, the butter and the au jus and ranch are enough.

  19. 5 stars
    I love this roadt. I have made it a lot and shared with friends and family. Its a keeper!

  20. 5 stars
    The only way I enjoy eating roast. My family loves this recipe. We do add a pack of au jus seasoning, too.

  21. The Mississippi pot roast recipe is amazing!!! Just tried it out for the first time yesterday. I LOVE eatingonadime?

  22. 5 stars
    Excellent roast! Yummy and easy! We make this all the time and leftovers make great hoagie sandwiches!

  23. I love the Mississippi Pot Roast! So simple and delicious. Works great for Tacos too.

  24. 5 stars
    This is my new ‘go to’ recipe for a good family dinner as well as for company. Very flavorful and you can serve it over mashed potatoes, rice, on a bun, or whatever new idea you can create. This is even a great tailgate sandwich. It can cook through the night, shred, and serve warm or cold on a hoagie! Mmmmm!

  25. 5 stars
    This recipe is a family favorite, even with my very picky 22-year-old son! I jazz it up by also adding a packet of au jus gravy mix and a packet of zesty Italian dressing mix. We love it served over mashed potatoes or on hard rolls for sandwiches. Yum!