Crock pot meals are perfect for the winter season and this recipe adds a little something extra by adding beer into the mix!


  • 3 lbs boneless beef chuck roast
  • 1 can of beer
  • 6 carrots or 6 parsnips, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 1 pepper, diced
  • 15 mushrooms, halved
  • 2 Tbs dried onion flakes
  • 1sprig thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 Tbs butter
  • 1c flour


In a cast iron pot brown roast fat side down, then continue to brown all sides and season with salt and pepper. Put roast in crock pot and pour in beer and all other ingredients except for butter and flour. Cook in crock pot on medium until beef is fork tender. Add butter, flour, and drippings from crock pot into a saucepan and cook until thick. Add veggies back to the sauce and top roast with them.