Barbecued Beef in Buns

In the South, barbecued meats cook slowly over a wood fire until they're fork-tender and steeped in flavor. In this stovetop version, long, slow simmering yields a similar result.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 4 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 24
 

Ingredients

1
(4-lb.) boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed of fat
4
cups water
1/2
cup firmly packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons dry mustard
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/3
cup vinegar
2
cups ketchup
2
tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
24
sandwich buns, split

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  • 1 Place roast in Dutch oven; add water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 2 to 3 hours or until tender.
  • 2 Drain beef, reserving 3 cups liquid. Shred beef; return to Dutch oven. Add brown sugar, mustard, pepper, vinegar and reserved 3 cups liquid. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  • 3 Add ketchup and Worcestershire sauce to beef mixture. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until of desired consistency. Serve 1/3 cup beef mixture in each bun.
  • 1 Place roast in Dutch oven; add water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 2 to 3 hours or until tender.
  • 2 Drain beef, reserving 3 cups liquid. Shred beef; return to Dutch oven. Add brown sugar, mustard, pepper, vinegar and reserved 3 cups liquid. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 20 minutes.
  • 3 Add ketchup and Worcestershire sauce to beef mixture. Simmer, uncovered, for 20 to 25 minutes or until of desired consistency. Serve 1/3 cup beef mixture in each bun.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
550mg
550%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.