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Ultimate Crockpot Mississippi Roast Recipe

Learn how to slow cook the Mississippi roast in a Crockpot to have the warmest and most delicious dinner.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins
Servings 8


  • 3-4 pounds of chuck roast
  • ¾ - 1 packet of au jus mix (You can get it from Amazon)
  • 1 packet of ranch mix
  • ¼ cup or ½ stick of unsalted butter
  • 10 pepperoncini peppers
  • Any vegetables you prefer


  • In a six-quart slow cooker, add your vegetables with the roast on top.
  • Add the au jus mix, butter, ranch mix, and peppers into the pot.
  • Leave it to cook for 8 hours on low settings after covering the lid, or 4-5 hours on high settings.
  • When the time is done, and the meat is tender and delicate. Start shredding it by two forks into small pieces.
  • To make the heavenly gravy. Transfer the sauce in the pot to a pan and add a mix of 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water. Cook for a few minutes till it thickens enough.
  • For the finishing touches, dish up the shredded meat, sprinkle some chopped parsley with a drizzle of the thickened gravy. Enjoy.