Barbecued Beef Sandwiches

Barbecued Beef Sandwich

Barbecued Beef Sandwich

Prep Time 20 to 25 minutes

Cook Time 9 to 10 hours (LOW) • 4 to 5 hours (HIGH)


Makes 12 servings


3 pounds boneless beef chuck shoulder roast
2 cups ketchup
1 medium onion, chopped
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup dark molasses
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Sesame seed buns, split


  1. Cut roast in half; place in slow cooker. Combine remaining ingredients, except buns in large bowl. Pour sauce mixture over roast. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours.
  2. Remove roast from sauce; cool slightly. Trim and discard excess fat from beef. Shred meat using two forks.
  3. Let sauce stand 5 minutes to allow fat to rise. Skim off fat.
  4. Return shredded meat to slow cooker. Stir meat to evenly coat with sauce. Adjust seasonings. Cover; cook 15 to 30 minutes or until hot.
  5. Spoon filling into sandwich buns and top with additional sauce, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories 348
Total Fat 23 g
Cholesterol 82 mg
Carbohydrate 13 g
Protein 20 g
Sodium 617 mg

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