It might have been because it was the first day of school, I’m not sure, but on this past Wednesday I was sure of two things. One, that I wanted to make a hearty, delicious meal. And two, that I had no real time to cook that day. So, I did what any super hero mom would do, I pulled out the crock pot!
This thing is my life saver! I actually have three of them. Two large ones and one small one almost entirely dedicated to those little grape jelly cocktail weiners! Who wants the recipe for those? Also, one of my top three pins on Pinterest is Crockpot Stuffed Cabbage Casserole. It doesn’t even look overly appetizing but its delicious and so much easier than making stuffed cabbage rolls!
Anyway, back to my Crocka Cola Pot Roast. My punny attempts lately might be a little lame (ok, a lot). But this roast was to friggen die for! I had seen some recipes floating around on Facebook about Coke Roasts but I never saved them so I just kind of added a can of coke into what I’d normally add to my roast. With impressive results! It practically melts in your mouth. My husband was in awe. I was the suprehero mom for the night and I spent less than 10 minutes putting it together!
Now, if you are one of those people that just have to peel their potatoes- you can add some time there. But, my Dad grows my potatoes. I know where they come from, how they are grown and they basically go from the ground to the table in one-two days. I wash them well. That’s it.
Crocka Cola Pot Roast Recipe
1 Pot Roast- 2-3lbs
1 Can Coca Cola
1 Can Cream of Mushroom Soup
1 Envelope Onion Soup Mix
1lb baby carrots
10 Small New Potatoes- I like the Red ones.
Salt, pepper, minced garlic.
Wash veggies. Set aside. Mix coke, cream of mushroom soup and onion soup mix. Set aside.
Heat up a TBS oil in a skillet. Rub the roast with minced garlic, salt and pepper. The amount is entirely up to you!
Sear the roast on all sides. Place in crockpot. Add veggies. Pour cola and soup mix over everything.
Cook on high 4-5 hours or on low for 6-8 hours. Depends on your roast size and your crockpot.
PS- You might have noticed that my picture says ChaosMom.com and I thought that this was a good opportunity to let you all know that I know my last name is crazy to spell. In fact, since I’ve been married I have always spelled it in my head letter by letter whenever I’ve written or typed it out. In order to get you here with any easily remembered web address I’ve added the domain to this site. I’m not stealing anyone’s pics. ChaosMom.com is still ButeauFull Chaos without the spelling hassle!