Mississippi Pot Roast

October 9, 2023

Mississippi Pot Roast is a popular slow-cooked beef dish known for its savory, tangy, and slightly spicy flavor profile.

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The traditional pot roast includes a combination of ranch dressing mix, au jus gravy mix, pepperoncini peppers, and the juices combine to create a unique and delicious flavor profile for this pot roast. With just a few substitutions, we create a healthier version that is keto friendly!

It’s a hearty and comforting dish that’s perfect for family dinners or gatherings. Enjoy!

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS MISSISSIPPI POT ROAST


✅ Mississippi Pot Roast is a family-friendly, crowd-pleaser. Whether you’re serving it at a family gathering, potluck, or dinner party, it’s likely to be a hit with a wide range of tastes. Perfect for helping you stick to your low carb diet at a party!

✅ Tangy and has a mild heat with a rich gravy that infuses the aroma of butter, pepperocini peppers, and ranch dressing.

✅ Dump and go recipe as we are using the slow cooker!

mississippi pot roast sliced

INGREDIENTS & SUBSTITUTIONS


ingredients for mississippi pot roast

⭐️ CHUCK ROAST: Substitute with any slow-roast beef cut such as blade roast or brisket

⭐️ RANCH DRESSING: Using Chosen Foods’ ranch dressing vinaigrette which is a high quality ranch dressing made with an avocado oil base.

⭐️ PEPPERONCINI: Pepperoncini peppers are a key ingredient for the unique flavor of this dish. If you don’t have them, it’s best to use them if possible. However, you can experiment with other mild, tangy peppers as a substitute!

⭐️ BEEF BROTH: Used as the cooking liquid for the meat.

⭐️ BUTTER: Used for additional flavour to the roast, which pairs incredibly well with the ranch dresing and pepperoncini.

⭐️ FRESH GARLIC AND ONION: Optional and used as an aromatic. Substitute for garlic and onion powder, or omit if deisred.

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HOW TO MAKE MISSISSIPPI POT ROAST


STEP 1: Sear blade roast


chuck roast seared on stove top

Searing the blade roast with some high smoke point oil such as tallow or avocado allows for more depth of flavour in the finished roast.

STEP 2: Combine all ingredients into slow cooker.


chopped onion on chopping board

This is a great “dump and go” recipe.

ingredients inside the slow cooker

STEP 3: Slow cook for 8 hours and serve.


mississippi pot roast sliced  fully cooked

TIPS & TRICKS FOR SUCCESS


TIP #1: Sear the Meat! Although the original recipe doesn’t require searing, browning the meat in a hot skillet before slow-cooking can add an extra layer of flavor and color to the dish.

TIP #2: Use a quality beef stock and ranch dressing for the best flavour.

mississippi pot roast on a serving platter

HOW TO STORE LEFTOVERS


This meal will likely produce leftovers as it is such a large cut of meat! When storing this meat, use an air-tight container and add the juices directly into the container. This will ensure that the meat retains as much moisture as possible and does not dry out.

FRIDGE

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. You can also freeze it for longer storage. Reheat in the microwave or on the stovetop.

FREEZER

Store in an airtight container for up to 3 months. To reheat, allow to thaw completely before reheating in an oven-safe dish at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.

DIET MODIFICATIONS


🥑 KETO & 🥑 🥩 KETOVORE

This recipe is keto and ketovore friendly!

🥩 CARNIVORE

For a Carnivore friendly version of chuck roast, see our dutch oven chuck roast and carnivore chuck roast recipe.

mississippi pot roast on a srving platter

FAQ FOR MISSISSIPPI POT ROAST


👉 CAN I MAKE IT IN THE OVEN INSTEAD OF THE SLOW COOKER?

Yes, you can make Mississippi Pot Roast in the oven. Use a covered oven-safe dish or Dutch oven and cook it at a low temperature (around 275°F or 135°C) for a few hours until the meat is tender.

👉 IS THIS SPICY?

Mississippi Pot Roast has a mild level of spiciness due to the pepperoncini peppers. However, it’s not extremely spicy. If you prefer more heat, you can add extra peppers or their juice.

👉 QUESTION #3

ANSWER #3

Mississippi Pot Roast

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2.5 pound Beef Chuck Roast
  • 1/2 cup Ranch Dressing (Avocado Oil Base)
  • 1/2 cup Peperoncini Peppers with Juice
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried Chives
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic, minced

Instructions
 

  • Sear Chuck Roast on all sides until browned
  • Cut onion in half and into thin slices
  • Add all ingredients to slow cooker
  • Set slow cooker to low and cook for 8 hours

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One response to “Mississippi Pot Roast”

  1. T says:

    Delicious thank you but just for clarification how much broth?? 1/4 cup?

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