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A close up of this crock pot Mississippi pot roast served in a blue bowl over egg  noodles
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5 from 4 votes

Mississippi Pot Roast

Mississippi Pot Roast, a new southern classic, is pure comfort on a plate. Packed with a rich, hearty flavor that is slow cooked to perfection.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 2 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crock pot, easy beef pot roast, Mississippi Pot Roast, Slow Cooker
Servings: 8
Calories: 241kcal


  • 3 to 5 pound rump or chuck roast
  • 1 package ranch dressing
  • 1 package au jus
  • 1 stick butter salted
  • 5 to 10 pepperoncinis


  • Place roast in slow cooker. Pour packages of ranch and au jus on top of roast. Place stick of butter on top and arrange pepperoncinis around butter.
  • Cover with lid and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or high for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Shred or slice and serve.


The drippings are wonderful served poured over the meat. If you would like a little thicker gravy add 2 tablespoons of corn starch to ¼ cup water and stir with a fork or whisk. Pour back into slow cooker and stir. 


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 105mg | Sodium: 106mg | Potassium: 596mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 21IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 4mg