Introduction: How to Make Cowboy Pot Roast

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In this instructable, I will show you how to make Cowboy Pot Roast with your slow cooker.

Step 1: Ingredients

For this recipe, you will need,

1 tsp pepper & an extra 1/2 tsp pepper

1 tsp salt & an extra 1/2 tsp salt

1 tbsp chilli powder

1 10 oz can of rotel

2.5-3.5 lb chuck roast

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 can of chili beans, drained

1 onion cut into 8 wedges

1 can of black beans drained and rinsed

1 14.5 can petite diced tomatoes, drained

Step 2: Mix It Up

In a large bowl, mix together the onions, 1 tsp pepper, 1 tsp salt, chili powder,tomatoes and rotel.

Step 3: Dash of the Salt and Pepper Makes Everything Better

Using the remaining 1/2 tsp of salt and pepper, season both sides of the roast.

Step 4: Sizzlin' Before Slowing It Down

Heat the oil on medium heat in a skillet and brown both sides of the roast.

Step 5: Now Time to Slow It Down

Add the roast to the slow cooker and top with the tomato mixture.

Cook on high for 5-6 hours until the meat is tender.

Step 6: Cuttin It Up'

Remove the roast from the slow cooker and cut into big pieces.

Step 7: Now Time to Add the Other Stuff.

Mash 1/2 of the chili beans using a fork and add them to the slow cooker and stir in.

Step 8: More Stuff in the Slow Cooker

Now add the black beans and the rest of the chili beans and stir in.

Step 9: All In!

Add the roast pieces back into the slow cooker and stir.

Cover and cook for an additional 20 minutes.

Step 10: Enjoy!

Serve over rice and if you want an additional spicy kick, top with sliced jalapeños.

If you make this, let me know what you think!

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