Shredded Barbecued Beef Recipe

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Shredded Barbecued Beef Recipe
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Shredded Barbecued Beef Recipe

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5 9 13
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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
MAKES:
12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 45 min. Bake: 4 hours
MAKES:
12-16 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 45 min. Bake: 4 hours

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

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.
Originally published as Shredded Barbecued Beef in Taste of Home August/September 1996, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 398 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 74mg cholesterol, 864mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.

  • 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
  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.
Originally published as Shredded Barbecued Beef in Taste of Home August/September 1996, p31

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2124arizona User ID: 845443 269790
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2017

"This tasty beef is great for a picnic! We add green pepper to our, but they're great any way you fix them!!"

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ksandjs1 User ID: 539854 251946
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2016

"*****"

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ebohuch User ID: 8820941 246853
Reviewed Apr. 9, 2016

"My brother who lives a couple hours away was driving up to visit this weekend. Made this with pepper poppers https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/pepper-poppers and threw them in the last half hour of cooking and it was the best friday dinner. I served it with a salad but next time I'm whipping up a batch of cilantro cole slaw so people can layer it on the sandwiches if they wish. A definite keeper!"

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Bahiya User ID: 8547112 243059
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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kleighscott User ID: 2710974 11953
Reviewed Oct. 25, 2014

"love it!"

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mlwigg User ID: 5827639 15893
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!"

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lisa53202 User ID: 1079567 11001
Reviewed Sep. 11, 2010

"Very tasty! I loved it!"

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grannygourmet User ID: 3148826 25983
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2010

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

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Kathy Gailey User ID: 2677319 4073
Reviewed Jan. 29, 2009

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

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