Slow-Cooker Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

Grill all day? No way! Get the full flavor of barbecue beef. It's easy because your slow cooker does all the work.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 8 hr 50 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 0

Ingredients

3
pounds beef boneless chuck roast
1
cup barbecue sauce
1/2
cup peach or apricot preserves
1/3
cup chopped green bell pepper
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
2
teaspoons packed brown sugar
1
small onion, sliced
12
kaiser or hamburger buns, split
  • 1 Trim excess fat from beef. Cut beef into 4 pieces. Place beef in 4- to 5-quart slow cooker.
  • 2 Mix remaining ingredients except buns; pour over beef. Cover and cook on low heat setting 7 to 8 hours or until beef is tender.
  • 3 Remove beef to cutting board. Cut into thin slices; return to cooker.
  • 4 Cover and cook on low heat setting 20 to 30 minutes longer or until beef is hot. Fill buns with beef mixture.

    Note: 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    410
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    570mg
    570%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    46g
    46%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    15g
    15%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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