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Sunday, December 23, 2012

The Best Roast and Gravy EVER!!!

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I love my Crock Pot, especially this time of year.  Dinner is ready when I come home from work, leaving plenty of time for baking or present wrapping!  Pinterest has become my new vehicle for storing the recipes I want to try!  Sometimes the challenge with Pinterest is to find the link to the original post, which makes it hard for a blogger to credit that source.  I am going to link to my original pin which was from a site called Repinly!

Crock Pot's were made for cuts of meat like roasts.  I almost always cook mine in the slow cooker.  Traditionally, I use an envelope of onion soup and some beef broth or water.  After cooking all day, the roasts are always tender and delicious.  Curious about this recipe, I decided to give it a try.  I am not a Dr. Pepper fan but have made other recipes using soda.  The original poster said this was the best roast and gravy ever and they were so right.  Usually I can take or leave beef gravy.  With this recipe, however, I could have just eaten the gravy by the spoonful. 




Dr Pepper Roast

1 beef chuck roast
1 can cream of mushroom soup
2 cans cream of potato soup
1 package onion soup mix
2 cups Dr. Pepper

Cook on low in a slow cooker 6 - 8 hours and you'll have the best roast and gravy you have ever had. 

I am linking this to On The Menu Monday, Tasty Tuesday, Miz Helen's Full Plate Thursday and Foodie Friday!

10 comments:

  1. Hi Julie! Thank you for posting this recipe. My family loves Dr. Pepper and I plan to try this for Christmas dinner. Hope you have a Merry Christmas!

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  2. Sounds like a nice hearty dinner! Merry Christmas Julie-enjoy:@)

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  3. Looks delicious! Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas, Julie.

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  4. I like Dr. Pepper but I wouldn't have thought of using it in a savory dish like this but I bet it was good. Have a wonderful Christmas day.

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  5. I use my slow cooker every Sunday! Merry Christmas!

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  6. Slow cooker meals are great! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

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  7. Julie, I just love pot roast, but have never tried it with Dr. Pepper. I'm glad you gave it such high marks. It sounds like perfect comfort food to me.

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  8. I also love my crockpot and this recipe is calling my name. I know this must be really good.
    Rita

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  9. Beautiful comfort food! I wish to you a very happy, full of love and prosperity New Year!

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  10. Hi Julie,
    Thanks for sharing all your wonderful recipes with Full Plate Thursday in 2012. Wishing you and your family the very best in 2013.
    Happy New Year!
    Miz Helen

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