Simple Pot Roast with Dried Porcini

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Slow Cook Modern

Slow Cook Modern

By Liana Krissoff

Published 2017

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Dried mushrooms give this basic pot roast even more deep, roasty flavor; you can substitute dried shiitakes, if you’d like, or leave them out altogether and add a good beef stock to the slow cooker instead of the soaking water.


  • ½ ounce (14 g) dried porcini mushrooms
  • pounds (1.2



In a small bowl, cover the porcini with hot water and let soak for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, season the roast with about teaspoons salt and pepper to taste. In a large skillet or sauté pan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. When it shimmers, add