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Barbecued Beef on Buns

 Barbecued Beef on Buns
My mother-in-law gave this recipe to me, and my family loves it. I like to serve it at buffet meals when company comes over.
15-20 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling Cook: 3-1/2 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 pounds)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • Water
  • 1-1/2 cups ketchup
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ground mustard
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Few drops hot pepper sauce
  • Hamburger buns

Directions

  • Place beef, onion and celery in a Dutch oven; add water to almost
  • cover meat. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 2-1/2
  • to 3 hours or until meat is tender. Remove meat; strain and reserve
  • cooking liquid. Trim and shred meat; return to Dutch oven. Add 2
  • cups of strained cooking liquid (save remaining cooking liquid) and
  • chill. Skim and discard fat. Add ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar and
  • seasonings. Cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. If
  • mixture becomes too thick, add additional reserved cooking liquid.

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Barbecued Beef on Buns (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Serve on hamburger buns. Yield: 15-20 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 153 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 534 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 14 g protein.