Crock Pot Roast

Submitted by HopAlongAnnie0


3 to 3 1/2 pound beef rump or chuckroast
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon seasoned pepper
1 package of instant onion soup mix
3 carrots, peeled and cut into 1 inch slices
4 potatoes, cut into eighths
2 cups of water
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 cup water
Trim away all fat from meat. Rub all sides of meat with, salt,  pepper. Place vegetables in bottom of crockpot. Sprinkle soup mix over vegetables.  Pour water over vegetables. Place meat on top of vegetables. Cover and cook on LOW 8 to 9 hours, or until meat and vegetables are tender. To thicken the juices, remove meat and vegetables, keep warm. Turn control to HIGH. Dissolve cornstarch in water, stir into crockpot. Cover and cook on High 15 to 20 minutes. Serve with meat and vegetables.
Serves 6 to 7