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beef brisket potatoes and carrots

Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Homemade Gravy

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5 from 11 reviews


One of our Nana's specialties, this beef brisket is tender and goes perfectly with the homemade gravy and potatoes.


  • 3 lb beef brisket or pot roast
  • 1 onion (cut length wise)
  • 1 bell pepper (diced)
  • 6 carrots (peeled and chopped into ½ inch pieces)
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 8 oz tomato sauce (canned)
  • salt and pepper
  • garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 8 small potatoes (chopped)
  • 1 can water


  1. Add oil to pan on medium-high heat.
  2. Season meat with salt, pepper and garlic powder.
  3. Brown meat in pan, on all sides.
  4. Add carrots, potatoes, onions, bay leaf and green pepper to the slow cooker. Add salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste.
  5. Add browned meat on top of your veggies in the slow cooker.
  6. Top with tomato sauce. Fill can with water and add to slow cooker.
  7. Cover and set to high for 4-6 hours. Then, you can turn to low until you're ready to eat.
  8. Remove meat, potatoes and half of the carrots.
  9. Put remaining veggies and sauce in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour over meat and serve along side potatoes and carrots.
  • Category: Main Course