Apple and Parsnip Pot Roast

There’s nothing I love more for dinner in fall than a delicious pot roast. And no easier way to make one than in the slow cooker!

I threw this together in about 5 minutes yesterday and we had an amazing Sunday dinner 6 hours later!


3 pound chuck roast (or any beef roast, I’m sure pork would be delicious too!)

4-5 carrots cut in chunks (or use half a p0und of baby carrots)

1 large yellow onion, sliced

4-5 parsnips, peeled and cut in chunks (I get a bag at Trader Joe’s)

2 gala apples, chopped

1/2 cup applesauce

1/2 cup beef broth

1/2 TBSP crushed garlic

Seasonello Herbal Salt  (love this stuff, if you don’t have just use dried herbs like rosemary and thyme with salt and pepper)

Sea salt and pepper


In the bottom of Crockpot put onion, parsnips, apples, and carrots and sprinkle with herbal salt

Season chuck roast on both sides with salt and pepper and put on top of veggies

Take crushed garlic and spread on side up of roast

Then layer applesauce on top of that

Pour over beef broth

Cook on low for 8-9 hours or high for 6-7

Season to taste as needed

Parsnip Apple Pot Roast


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