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Mississippi Roast

Mississippi Roast (Instant Pot / Slow Cooker)

  • Total Time: 8 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 servings 1x


  • 1 (3-4 pounds) chuck roast
  • ½ stick of butter
  • 1 packet ranch dressing mix
  • 1 packet au jus gravy mix
  • 6 pepperoncini peppers


  1. Place roast in the Instant Pot.
  2. With a paring knife, slice a pocket in the middle of the roast and insert the butter.
  3. Sprinkle the ranch dressing mix and au jus mix on top the roast. Lay peppers on top and add 2 tablespoons of the pepperoncini juice for an extra bit of tanginess.
  4. Close lid making sure steam release valve is set to venting.
  5. Set the Instant Pot to Slow Cook for 8 hours with the Normal temperature selected.
  6. Once you hear the beep you can remove the lid and shred the roast to the constancy you desire.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 hours