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Dad’s Sunday Pot Roast

You’ll want to wake up as early as you can on Sunday morning to get this Pot Roast going because the longer you can let it go, the better it will be.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword crock pot, meat, pot roast, sunday dinner
Servings 8


  • 1 Chuck Roast any size, enough to feed your family and a few more
  • 1 Sweet Onion
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Butter


  1. Coat the entire roast with salt and pepper. Go on! Keep going! There you go!
  2. Get your cast iron blazing hot, add butter and sear all sides of the roast until almost burnt.
  3. Peel onion and slice off ends then place in bottom of the crock pot along with two cloves garlic
  4. Place roast in crock pot and put remaining garlic clove on the pot roast
  5. DO NOT ADD ANY LIQUID! Trust me!
  6. Set on low and leave until dinner (5:00 is ideal)
  7. Drain drippings from crock pot to make gravy
  8. Remove roast from crock pot and let rest for 10-15 minutes
  9. Cut or pull apart roast and plate

Recipe Notes

Tools: Cast Iron Pan or Griddle (flat) Crock Pot