It was tough trying to figure out what to make for dinner on Sunday afternoon knowing my boyfriend and I had the whole day to prepare something. We couldn’t settle on a recipe right away. Lately I have been surfing on Pinterest, checking out their food section. One of the recipes I came across was one that I have always wanted to try – the can of coke recipe for cooking beef pot roast in a crock pot. Apparently the coke provides flavor and a base for the broth. I wanted to see if this was really something worth sharing. The recipe only involves a few ingredients.
1 package dry onion soup mix
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can Coke (or any other soda you want to try)
2 lb beef pot roast
fresh vegetables (we decided on potatoes, carrots, celery, mushrooms, and onion)
First prepare all of your ingredients. Chop the vegetables to your liking. Set aside.
Place the pot roast in the crock pot. Sprinkle the onion soup mix over the meat and then add in the cream of mushroom soup. Pour in the soda. We were unable to find a can of Coke at the grocery store so I just grabbed a whole bottle. That just means more tasty broth!
Add in your vegetables. Briefly stir to get the liquid and vegetables evenly distributed around the beef. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours. Or if you are crunched on time like we were, cook on high for 4 to 5 hours. Stir occasionally.
A super easy recipe that not only tastes good but it fills your whole house with an amazing smell. I realized this recipe would work out much better during the cold winter weather when you need something to warm up with. I would like to try using Dr. Pepper next time to see how different the end result is.
Recipe found on the Feels Like Home Blog.