By Terri Peters
Mississippi Pot Roast
It’s the roast that’s breaking the internet … or, at least, Reddit.
Reddit searches for Mississippi Pot Roast rose by nearly 40% in October, according to a Reddit spokesperson, who pointed TODAY Food to the r/slowcooking subreddit, a group with 2.4 million members, as a place to start our own research into the unique take on classic pot roast.
The ingredients for Mississippi Pot Roast are simple: your family’s favorite type of beef roast, a packet of ranch seasoning, pepperoncini peppers, a stick of butter and a packet of au jus gravy mix. Slow-cooker enthusiasts who frequent the subreddit say it’s a set-it-and-forget-it type of recipe where, in 8 to 10 hours of low-heat cooking, you’ll open your slow cooker to a melt-in-your mouth pot roast.