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Crock Pot Pot Roast

A tender and juicy Crock Pot Pot Roast made with dry onion soup mix and a can of cranberry sauce. Super flavorful and easy to make!
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 hours
Total Time 9 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 795kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 1 (4 to 5 pound) pot roast
  • 3 tablespoons bacon drippings or vegetable oil
  • 1 (14-ounce) can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 envelopes dry onion soup mix
  • hot cooked noodles
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch


  • Heat bacon drippings or oil in a large pan. Add pot roast and sear on all sides. Place in crock pot.
  • Combine cranberry sauce, tomato sauce, water, and onion soup mix. Pour over pot roast.
  • Place lid on crock pot and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours.
  • Place hot cooked noodles on a serving platter. Remove meat from crock pot and place on top of noodles.
  • Dissolve cornstarch in about 1 tablespoon water. Add to liquid in crock pot. Place lid back on and turn to HIGH for 10-15 minutes. Pour gravy over meat and serve.


Calories: 795kcal