Easy Slow-Cooked Bbq Beef Sandwiches

Beef chunks simmer all day in the slow-cooker, yielding fork-tender meat in a zesty-sweet sauce by suppertime.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 12 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 20
 

Ingredients

3 1/2
to 4 lb. beef round steak, trimmed of fat, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
cup finely chopped onions
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon chili powder
1/2
cup ketchup
1/3
cup cider vinegar
1
(12-oz.) can or bottle beer
1
(6-oz.) can tomato paste
20
sandwich buns, split

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients except buns; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 10 to 12 hours.
  • 3 With slotted spoon, remove beef from sauce; place in large bowl. With 2 forks, pull beef apart to shred. Add 2 cups of the sauce from slow cooker; mix well. Spoon mixture into buns. If desired, serve with extra sauce.
  • 1 In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients except buns; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 10 to 12 hours.
  • 3 With slotted spoon, remove beef from sauce; place in large bowl. With 2 forks, pull beef apart to shred. Add 2 cups of the sauce from slow cooker; mix well. Spoon mixture into buns. If desired, serve with extra sauce.

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Expert Tips

This recipe was tested in slow cookers with heating elements in the side and bottom of the cooker, not in cookers that stand only on a heated base. For slow cookers with just a heated base, follow the manufacturer’s directions for layering ingredients and choosing a temperature.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
420mg
420%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
22g
22%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.