This easy Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe will quickly become your favorite meal for the Crock Pot, Instant Pot, or the Oven! You only need 4 ingredients and you can make an easy brown gravy at the end!
*Searing the meat first is optional, but it does vastly improve the flavor and texture of the meat. (See more about that here.)
Heat oil in a 6 quart dutch oven over medium-high heat.
For a quicker turnaround time: Wrap the roast in foil and place it in the dutch oven with the lid on. Bake at 350 degrees for 3-4 hours.
Transfer the juices to a saucepan and proceed to gravy instructions.
Heat oil in a large pot or stove top friendly Crock Pot over medium-high heat.
Top with cubed butter and pepperoncini peppers. Add any carrots and/or baby red potatoes if desired.
Deglaze the pan with 1 cup of low sodium beef broth or water. Run a silicone spatula along the bottom to release any brown bits.
Best Cuts of Meat for Pot Roast in the Crock Pot