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4-Ingredient French Onion Crock Pot Pot Roast

If you're looking for an easy crock pot pot roast then this delicious 4-ingredient french onion beef pot roast is just what you might need! You can opt for 3 more ingredients for a one-pot meal OR try out these crockpot mashed potatoes! Both match up for awesome Rockin' Your Crock deliciousness!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Gwen


  • 1 to 1 1/2 pound pot roast sliced part way thru
  • 1 packet dry onion soup mix
  • 1/2 cup beef broth or stock
  • 1 can French Onion soup
  • 6 medium potatoes optional: makes one-pot meal
  • 3 large carrots optional: makes one-pot meal
  • 1 medium onion optional: makes one-pot meal


  • Cut about 2/3's the way through the pot roast about every 3/4 inches
  • Wash all the veggies and dice into chunks, peel if desired
  • Layer the bottom of an oiled crockpot with a layer of potato wedges
  • Place the pot roast in the center and surround with the remaining vegetables
  • Pour the beef broth over the top, sprinkle with the dry soup mix and pour the french onion soup over everything
  • Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours