1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 (3-1/2- to 4-1/2-pound) boneless beef bottom round roast
4 carrots, peeled and sliced
4 large red potatoes, halved
1 large onion, cut into half-moons
1 (12-ounce) can cola
1 (12-ounce) bottle chili sauce
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce, optional
Sprinkle salt, pepper, and garlic powder evenly over entire roast; place in a 6-quart crockpot or slow cooker. Place carrots, potatoes, and onion around roast.
In a medium bowl, combine coke,chili sauce, Worcestershire sauce and hot pepper sauce, if using; mix well then pour over roast.
Place lid on cooker and cook on low setting 7 to 8 hours, or until fork-tender. Slice and serve topped with sauce and vegetables.