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Slow Cooker Shredded Beef

 Slow Cooker Shredded Beef
"Our family loves these tasty shredded beef sandwiches with their mild barbecue flavor," writes Fran Frerichs from Gurley, Nebraska. The recipe makes a lot, so it's a nice choice for parties.
14-16 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 7 hours


  • 3 pounds beef stew meat, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3 medium green peppers, diced
  • 2 large onions, diced
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 14 to 16 sandwich buns, split


  • In a 6-qt. slow cooker, combine the beef, green peppers and onions.
  • In a small bowl, combine tomato paste, brown sugar, vinegar, chili
  • powder, salt, Worcestershire sauce and mustard. Stir into meat
  • mixture. Cover and cook on high for 8-10 hours or until meat is
  • tender.
  • Skim fat from cooking juices. Shred beef, using two forks. With a
  • slotted spoon, place about 1/2 cup beef mixture on each bun. Yield:
  • 14-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 285 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 574 mg sodium,

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Slow Cooker Shredded Beef (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 32 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 20 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.