Mississippi Pot Roast

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Mississippi Pot Roast is one of the easiest recipes you’ll ever make! Simply dump 5 simple ingredients into the slow cooker and you have a wonderful dinner recipe perfect for serving a crowd!

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Why do they call it Mississippi Pot Roast?

A woman by the name of Robin Chapman, a Mother from Ripley, Mississippi, created the recipe in the 90’s as she was trying to make her aunt’s pot roast recipe less spicy for her family.

She then submitted the recipe to her church cookbook and it simply took off!

Why is my Mississippi Pot Roast not tender?

Meat gets tender as the fats break down and simply begin to melt the meat making it softer. If your roast isn’t able to pull apart with a fork, it simply needs more time to cook.

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What does Mississippi pot roast taste like?

The flavors are a buttery, salty and flavorful meat that’s been tenderized from slow cooking. It’s packed full of flavors!

What is Mississippi pot roast made from?

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The ingredient list for Mississippi roast is pretty simple:

  • chuck roast
  • butter
  • seasoning mix – you can use gravy mix, onion soup mix or an au ju mix along with ranch seasoning mix
  • pepperoncinis

How to Make Mississippi Roast in the Slow Cooker

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Begin by placing the roast in the bottom of the slow cooker.

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Next, sprinkle the au jus and ranch packets over the top of the roast.

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Place the peppers and butter on top.

Cook on low for 8 hours.

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Note: You want the roast to simply fall apart to shred with two forks. If the roast isn’t shredding, it simply needs more time to cook.

How to serve Mississippi Roast

There’s a variety of ways to serve this tenderized meat:

  • Over mashed potatoes
  • Over egg noodles
  • a nacho topper
  • slathered over a baked potato
  • on your favorite bun topped with mozzarella or provolone cheese

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Yield: 4

Mississippi Pot Roast

Mississippi Pot Roast

Mississippi Pot Roast is one of the easiest recipes you’ll ever make! Simply dump 5 simple ingredients into the slow cooker and you have a wonderful dinner recipe perfect for serving a crowd!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lb chuck roast
  • 1/4 c butter
  • au jus mix
  • ranch seasoning mix
  • 4-6 pepperoncini peppers

Instructions

Begin by placing the roast in the bottom of the slow cooker.

Next, sprinkle the au jus and ranch packets over the top of the roast.

Place the peppers and butter on top.

Cook on low for 8 hours.

Notes

Note: You want the roast to simply fall apart to shred with two forks. If the roast isn’t shredding, it simply needs more time to cook.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 3379Total Fat: 221gSaturated Fat: 95gTrans Fat: 13gUnsaturated Fat: 112gCholesterol: 1162mgSodium: 3082mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 338g

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