Slow-Cooker Tangy Barbecued Beef Sandwiches

The right blend of brown sugar, basic seasonings, and a jolt of vinegar and lemon give slow-cooked beef caramelized flavor with a kick.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 5 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 22

Ingredients

1
boneless beef chuck roast (3 1/2 to 4 lb), cut crosswise into 1/4-inch slices
1
large onion, chopped (1 cup)
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons ground mustard
1
teaspoon chili powder
1
teaspoon paprika
1/3
cup vinegar
1/3
cup Worcestershire sauce
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1 3/4
cups ketchup
22
sandwich buns, split
  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix all ingredients except buns.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 5 to 6 hours, stirring occasionally. Cut off top of each bun; pull some of bread out of each bun. Fill buns with beef mixture.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    300
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    500mg
    500%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    18g
    18%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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