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Sweet and Savory Pulled Beef Dinner

 Sweet and Savory Pulled Beef Dinner
Flavorful pulled beef is great served over rice or noodles for a more formal meal, or inside hard rolls for casual party sandwiches.—Patty Manocchi, Glenville, New York
6 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Cook: 6 hours


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon barbecue seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, halved and sliced
  • 1 large sweet red pepper, sliced
  • SAUCE:
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cooked egg noodles

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Sweet and Savory Pulled Beef Dinner (continued)


  • Combine the first six ingredients. Cut roast in half; rub with
  • seasonings. In a large skillet, brown beef in oil on all sides.
  • Transfer to a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with onion and red
  • pepper.
  • In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, brown sugar, honey,
  • mustard, Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, garlic, vinegar and salt;
  • pour over vegetables. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until
  • meat is tender.
  • Remove roast; cool slightly. Strain cooking juices, reserving
  • vegetables and 1-1/4 cups juices; skim fat from reserved juices.
  • Shred beef with two forks and return to slow cooker. Stir in
  • reserved vegetables and cooking juices; heat through. Serve with
  • noodles. Yield: 6 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup (calculated without noodles) equals 571 calories, 29 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 147 mg cholesterol, 1,604 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 47 g protein.
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