Slow Cooked Beef Pot Roast

4 lb. beef roast

1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 pkg dry onion soup mix
1/2 cup water
6 small red potatoes, scrubbed
salt and pepper
oil for frying

Put oil in cast iron skillet, salt and pepper roast, and brown over medium heat, turning to brown all sides of roast.
Remove roast to platter and turn heat to low under skillet.
In same skillet mix together soup, dry onion soup mix, and water and stir to mix and get browned bits off bottom.
Pour 1/2 mixture from skillet into crockpot, then lay roast in.
Pour remaining mixture from skillet over the top of roast.
Arrange potatoes around the roast in crockpot.
Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or until roast falls apart and potatoes are tender.
Serve with candied carrots for a nice combination of sweet and tangy flavors.


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