Easy Weeknight Dinner: Leftover Pot Roast Pot Pies

I created my Pot Roast Pot Pies using Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauce as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #CampbellsSkilledSaucers

Pot Roast Pot Pies #CampbellsSkilledSaucers

I have a love-hate relationship with my slow cooker. Because sometimes I have these amazing, awesome creations that everyone raves about. And other times I’m calling the pizza guy before my husband gets home because what’s in the slow cooker is definitely inedible. Luckily since I’ve found Campbell’s Slow Cooker sauce I can create an easy weeknight dinner AND create a second dinner for another night in the week with the leftovers.

Each time I’ve used these sauces I’m left with an absolutely delicious meal that the whole family loves. Lucky for me I’m stocked up on all of my favorite flavors. I love the Tavern Style Pot Roast: roasted garlic, mushrooms, cooked in it’s own gravy. Delicious. And the leftovers? They make these awesome leftover pot roast pot pies!

Creating a simply amazing weeknight dinner that can be turned into two meals is simple and easy! First you grab one of your favorite Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces. Then grab the meat you want to use. Feel free to add veggies as well but I prefer the texture of roasted veggies with my crock pot meals. In as little as 5 minutes your whole dinner will be prepped with the help of Campbell’s Slow Cooker Sauces.

In order to get a great texture on my roasts, if I’m cooking beef or pork I like to sear the sides of the meat first before placing it into the crock pot. 2-3 minutes per side in some olive oil should be more than enough time. But if you don’t have the time, or simply want to keep things as easy as possible, this step is not required.

Campbell's Slow Cooker Sauces tavern style pot roast and veggies #CampbellsSkilledSaucers

When my slow cooker meal is about an hour away from being done I prep the sides. Small potatoes, carrots, and parsnips go great with the Tavern Style Pot Roast. I left the potatoes whole and cut the veggies into sticks.

Then coated everything in olive oil and tossed with some salt, pepper, fresh rosemary and roasted garlic. Throw the veggies and potatoes in the oven to roast about 30-40 minutes on 375 degrees or until slightly golden and tender.

Pot Roast Pot Pies ingredients #CampbellsSkilledSaucersIf there are any leftovers from this quick and easy slow cooker recipe (and there were for my small family) save them! Because this is where the magic happens. Two dinners from one slow cooker meal! Pot roast turns into pot roast pot pies for a meal a few nights later.

Pot Roast Pot Pies without Crust #CampbellsSkilledSaucers

The only difficult thing about this second meal is the fact that I made the dough from scratch. But guess what? My food processor did all of the work!

Homemade dough takes less than 5 minutes to put together if you do have a food processor. I’m pretty sure it’s cheaper than store-bought dough too but I won’t judge if you opt to use that! Crescent roll dough would be tasty on these as well.

Grab our delicious savory dough recipe here

Pot Roast Pot Pies baked #CampbellsSkilledSaucers

Leftover Pot Roast Pot Pies

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 servings leftover pot roast
  • 2 servings leftover potatoes & veggies
  • salt & pepper to taste if needed
  • pot pie crust
  1. Heat butter on medium in a small sauce pan until melted. While whisking butter, add flour. Make sure to break up any lumps.
  2. Cook until butter and flour mixture starts to smell nutty and is a golden brown color.
  3. Slowly add stock while whisking continuously until everything is combined. Let cook another 2-3 minutes or until sauce is thickened. A good way to check this is to dip a spoon into the sauce and put a line down the spoon. If the line fills up, it’s not thick enough!
  4. Once sauce is thickened, add diced meat, potatoes, and veggies. Let cook until heated thoroughly. Add salt and pepper if needed.
  5. Grab pie dough from the fridge and roll out to about 1/4″ thick. Trace a circle in the dough with a butter knife using the dishes you’re baking the pot pies in as a guide.
  6. Fill each dish with equal amounts of pot pie filling and cover with pie dough. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until top of pie dough is golden brown.

Pot Roast Pot Pies inside pie #CampbellsSkilledSaucers
There are a total of 5 different Campbell’s Slow Cooker sauces available on store shelves including Tavern Style Pot Roast, Sweet Korean BBQ, Hawaiian Luau, Moroccan Spiced Stew, and Mexican Red Chile Taco.

I’m definitely trying the Sweet Korean BBQ next. How amazing would that taste over rice? And maybe Korean BBQ tacos later on in the week! Yum. What would you try?

What’s your favorite slow cooker meal?

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  1. I have the same problem with slow cooker meals, sometimes they taste great and sometimes the flavors are just over cooked. I will have to look for some of these sauces, sounds easy to throw together quickly in the morning!

  2. I am not a huge fan of pot pies but your Pot Pie looks REALLY Good!!!! I am gonna have to give your recipe a go, I have never tried homemade!!

  3. This looks yummy! I would love to make this for my family I am sure they would love it!

  4. Alaina Bullock says

    Yum! I love making a pot roast in the slow cooker, but never thought about suing the leftovers in a pot pie! I am adding this to my recipes right now. So glad we got a roast yesterday at the store! I cannot wait to make this!

  5. I love pot pies, and this sounds so easy. Yum! I’m getting hungry just thinking about it.

  6. I love finding new meal ideas 🙂

  7. What a great way to use leftovers! Yummy!!!

  8. I’ve always been so intimidated by making pot pies, but you make it look so easy!

  9. Ok…this is on my shopping list for this month! I am for sure going to make this recipe. The crusts have always intimidated me but now that I know you’re simple recipe, I’m going to give it a shot! Thanks!!

  10. I’m glad you posted about this. I was wondering about those slow cooker sauces. I saw them at the store the other day while I was shopping. We like cooking deer meat in our slow cooker.

  11. Those must be delicious. I like potatos with meat. Haha. Definitely going to try this. Thanks

  12. I love this! I am going to have to pick up that roast sauce and give it a try! Hopefully we’ll have leftovers to make these pot pies, but hubby and my daughter are big meat eaters so there usually isn’t meat leftover when we eat! 🙂

  13. I love pot roast & these pot roast pies look amazing! It’s the perfect hearty meal for a cold night. I could really go for one right now!

  14. Those look great! I did not know that Campbell’s made slow cooker sauce. I need to look for it!

  15. S0… what time is dinner? YUM!

  16. Can you please share your dough recipe?


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