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Shredded Barbecued Beef Recipe

Shredded Barbecued Beef Recipe

Once family and friends have dug into this tender and tangy barbecued beef, you'll be making it again and again. It takes a little time to prepare, but it's well worth the effort for a picnic or dinner anytime. -Jesse & Anne Foust, Bluefield, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 4 hours YIELD:12-16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (about 4 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2/3 cup chili sauce
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Liquid Smoke, optional
  • 12 to 16 kaiser rolls or hamburger buns

Directions

  • 1. In a Dutch oven, brown roast on all sides in 1 tablespoon oil. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, saute onions in remaining oil until tender. Add remaining ingredients except rolls; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered,for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour over roast. Cover and bake at 325° for 2 hours; turn the roast and bake for 2 more hours or until meat is very tender. Remove roast; shred with a fork and return to sauce. Serve on rolls. Yield: 12-16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 398 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 864 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2016

"Been making this since it was first printed in 1996 and it was the first thing I cooked for my husband when we were dating. He requested it be the meal I make for his family when we joined them for a beach week. Still on rotation at our house."

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Reviewed Oct. 25, 2014

"love it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2011

"tried this when it came out in the magazine about 10 years ago and it has been a raving favorite since!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2010

"Very tasty! I loved it!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2010

"Great recipe! It is perfectly seasoned easy to prepare. My whole family raved about i!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2009

"This is a great recipe! My husband, mom, and I loved it! Thanks for sharing!!!"

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