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Robin Chapman's Mississippi Roast

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Mississippi resident Robin Chapman shares her recipe that has been pinned more than one million times on Pinterest.
Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min

Mississippi resident Robin Chapman is the unlikely star behind the Mississippi Roast, a slow-cooking dish with surprisingly simple ingredients that has become one of the most popular recipes on the Internet. Chapman says she shares credit for the recipe's fame with her friend Karen Farese, who helped launch the recipe to stardom by putting it in her church's cookbook. Chapman shared her famous recipe on "Good Morning America." Try it in your own kitchen!


  • (3-4 pound) roast, your choice of cut
  • One stick butter
  • 1 package au jus gravy mix
  • 1 package Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix (dry)
  • Pepperoncini peppers, number to your liking and a little juice
  • Cooking Directions

    Sometimes we use chuck, sometimes sirloin tip, sometimes rump.

    Sometimes we sear it. Sometimes we don't.

    Put roast in slow cooker. Add other ingredients. Salt and Pepper if you like and cook on until tender.

    Recipe courtesy Robin Chapman.

    Recipe styled by Karen Pickus, chef/food stylist, "Good Morning America.”

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: roast, hidden valley ranch dressing mix, butter

    Course: Dinner

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