Bear N Mom Recipes - Crock Pot Oriental Beef Roast

5 stars from 1 rating of Crock Pot Beef Roast

Since I got a new crock pot last Christmas, I have been experimenting with recipes that I've seen online and added my own flair to them. This one is a mix between a standard pot roast and an oriental recipe. The addition of the broccoli adds that little extra zing as well as the mixture of the gravy mixture that is poured over the roast to give it that added flavor.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 6 hours
Ready in: 6 hours 15 min
Yields: Approximately 4 servings


  • 2 lb . Chuck Shoulder Roast
  • 1 pkg. McCormick Brown Gravy
  • 1 pkg. Liptons Onion Mushroom Soup & Dip Mix
  • 1 serving Motts Applesauce
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped course
  • 1 pkg. Frozen Baby Broccoli Florets
  • 3 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped
  1. Brown your roast on all sides in a tablespoon on cooking oil until all sides are browned.
  2. Place the roast into the crock pot with chopped onion and celery.
  3. Peel and chop potatoes and add around roast. If you please you can omit the potatoes and make mashed potatoes on the side to pour some of the sauce and broccoli over.
  4. Mix together onion and mushroom soup mix, brown gravy packet, applesauce and the Worcestershire Sauce in the water and then pour over the roast.
  5. Cook on low for approximately 6 hours. Gravy will thicken and cover your entree.
  6. About a hour before you are ready to serve, pour the broccoli around the roast and mix into the sauce so that it is covered with the flavoring.


For that true oriental taste you can substitute Soy Sauce for the Worcestershire Sauce. The addition of some bamboo shoots and water chestnuts would also add to the flavor. This is another one of those "try it -- You'll like it" recipes that you can't ruin by adding something new to the recipe.

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bearnmom 3 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Author

Thanks for your comments, moonlake.

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moonlake 3 years ago from America

It sounds good and easy to make. Voted up.

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bearnmom 3 years ago from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Author

Thank you for visiting, peachpurple. I'm having a fun time experimenting. Please reread because I had to change the recipe sightly due to the broccoli mushing up too much when it cooked so long. I'm now putting the broccoli in so that it cooks through but doesn't mush up.

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peachpurple 3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

delicious meal. Crockpot is indeed useful when comes to cooking big meals. Voted useful

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