Three Packet Slow Cooker Roast

Three Packet Slow Cooker Roast

Background and History

The Three Packet Slow Cooker Roast is a convenient and flavorful dish that has become a staple in many households. This recipe typically involves using three seasoning packets, such as ranch dressing mix, onion soup mix, and brown gravy mix, to flavor the roast. While the exact origins of this dish are unclear, it has gained popularity for its simplicity and delicious results.


3-4 pound beef chuck roast

1 packet ranch dressing mix

1 packet onion soup mix

1 packet brown gravy mix

1 cup beef broth or water

Optional: carrots, potatoes, onions, for vegetables



Preparation Time

10 minutes

Cooking Time

8-10 hours on low heat


Place the beef chuck roast in the slow cooker.

In a small bowl, combine the ranch dressing mix, onion soup mix, and brown gravy mix.

Sprinkle the seasoning mixture evenly over the roast.

Pour beef broth or water into the slow cooker around the roast.

If adding vegetables, place them around the roast in the slow cooker.

Cover and cook on low heat for 8-10 hours, or until the beef is tender and easily shreds with a fork.

Once cooked, remove the roast from the slow cooker and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing or shredding.

Serve the Three Packet Slow Cooker Roast with the vegetables and gravy from the slow cooker.

Nutrition Facts

(Per Serving)

Calories: 350 kcal

Total Fat: 20g

Cholesterol: 120mg

Sodium: 1000mg

Total Carbohydrates: 5g

Protein: 35g


Feel free to customize the seasoning packets according to your taste preferences or dietary restrictions.

You can add additional vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, and onions to the slow cooker for a complete meal.

Leftover roast can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days or frozen for longer storage.

Allergy Warning

Check the ingredients of the seasoning packets for allergens such as gluten, dairy, or soy, depending on your dietary restrictions.

Be mindful of any allergies to ingredients such as onions or garlic present in the seasoning mixes.