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Shredded Barbecue Beef Recipe

Shredded Barbecue Beef Recipe

"I work for the Delaware Department of Transportation and prepare this simple dish during storm emergencies or for lunch get-togethers," reports field editor Jan Walls of Camden.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 6 hours YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 fresh beef brisket (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons liquid smoke, optional
  • 1 tablespoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 bottle (18 ounces) barbecue sauce
  • 12 sandwich rolls, split

Directions

  • 1. Combine the celery salt, garlic powder and onion powder; rub over brisket. Place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine liquid smoke if desired and hot pepper sauce; pour over brisket. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Remove beef and cool slightly. Discard all but 1/2 cup cooking juices; whisk barbecue sauce into cooking juices. Shred meat with two forks; return to slow cooker and mix well. Heat through. Serve about 1/3 cup meat mixture on each roll. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: This is a fresh beef brisket, not corned beef.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 387 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 48 mg cholesterol, 905 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.