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Shredded Beef Sandwiches

 Shredded Beef Sandwiches
Cola is the secret ingredient in this delicious slow-cooked beef. Coated with a well-seasoned sauce, the tender meat gets its zip from chili powder and cayenne pepper. —Marie Basinger of Connellsville, Pennsylvania More Beef Slow Cooker Recipes »
8 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 8-1/4 hours


  • 3/4 cup cola
  • 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium beef bouillon granules
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 beef rump roast or bottom round roast (2 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 8 hoagie buns, split


  • In a measuring cup, combine the cola, Worcestershire sauce, garlic,
  • vinegar, bouillon and seasonings; set aside. Cut roast in half. In a
  • nonstick skillet, brown meat in oil on all sides.
  • Place onions in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Top with meat. Pour half of cola
  • mixture over meat. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until
  • meat is tender. Cover and refrigerate remaining cola mixture.
  • Remove meat from cooking liquid and cool. Strain cooking liquid,
  • reserving onions and discarding the liquid. When meat is cool enough
  • to handle, shred with two forks. Return meat and onions to slow

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Shredded Beef Sandwiches (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • cooker.
  • Combine ketchup and reserved cola mixture; [our over meat mixture and
  • heat through. Serve on buns. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 354 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 59 mg cholesterol, 714 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.