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Name: Lee L. (leelav) - ,
Total Recipes: 2



Mystery Pot Roast

Dish: Entrees
Dish Type: Meats
Cooking Method: Crockpot
Difficulty: 1 / 10
Servings: 5-8
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 6-8 Hours

  • 1 Can - Campbell's Golden Mushroom Soup
  • 1 Can - Campbell's Cheddar Cheese Soup
  • 1 Can - Campbell's Onion Soup
  • 5 Lb. - Bolar Roast or Other Type of Beef for Pot Roast
  • 1-2 T. - Cornstarch or flour
  • 1/2 Cup - Water

Line your crockpot with a plastic liner (this is for quicker cleanup!)

Place all the soups into a bowl.  Add one can of water.  Mix well. Pour into crockpot.  Add meat and keep the fat side facing up.

Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.  When tender, remove meat to a platter and cover.  Raise control of crockpot to high.  Mix 2 Tbsp. cornstarch with 1/2 cup water until dissolved.  Pour into gravy and stir.  Bring to boil and stir well.

Slice meat and put onto platter.  Pour gravy into serving bowl.

I usually add fresh baby carrots at the three hour mark and cook them with the meat.


When I first saw the recipe I was wondering how the gravy would taste with all the different soups.  I was surprised at how good it tasted.  This makes a lot of gravy.  I freeze the gravy in small containers so that I have it available when I need beef gravy.

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Claudia (BrokenWing)
1/16/2022 11:23 AM ET
With all the added soups, this recipe is EXTREMELY salty. I can’t even eat it.