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Mississippi Pot Roast

  • Author: Cooking with Shotgun Red


If you love a tender roast in the crockpot, then you will love this easy and delicious recipe for Mississippi Pot Roast. So tender and full of flavor, it will soon become a favorite dinner at your house!


1  Chuck Roast (3 – 4 lbs.)

1  Packet Ranch Seasoning / Dressing Mix

1  Packet Lipton Beefy Onion Soup Mix

1  Small Jar Pepperoncini Peppers + ( ½ cup juice)

1  Stick Butter (sliced into 6 – 8 pieces)

½  Tsp. Salt

½  Tsp. Pepper

½  Tsp. Garlic Powder


Season both sides of the chuck roast with salt, pepper, and garlic powder. 


Place the roast in a crockpot/slow cooker.  Sprinkle the ranch dressing mix and beefy onion soup mix over the top of the roast.  Then place the slices of butter and about 6 to 8 pepperoncini peppers on top.  Pour ½ cup pepperoncini juice in the bottom of the crockpot/slow cooker (no additional water or broth is needed).


Cook on high for 6 – 7 hours, or on low for 8 – 10 hours.


Serve on a bed of creamy mashed potatoes or rice, and spoon some of the pot roast au jus sauce on top.