Tex-Mex Shredded Beef Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 8 hours


8 servings

Updated: Sep. 20, 2023
Slow cooker meals, like this shredded beef sandwich, are my favorite kind. After I get a few ingredients into the slow cooker, I can do my own thing. Plus, I have a hearty, satisfying meal when I come home! —Kathy White, Henderson, Nevada
Tex-Mex Shredded Beef Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 pounds)
  • 1 envelope chili seasoning
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 8 onion rolls, split
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese


  1. Cut roast in half; place in a 3-qt. slow cooker. Sprinkle with chili seasoning. Pour barbecue sauce over top. Cover and cook on low until meat is tender, 8-10 hours.
  2. Remove roast; cool slightly. Shred meat with 2 forks. Skim fat from cooking juices. Return meat to slow cooker; heat through. Using a slotted spoon, place 1/2 cup meat mixture on each roll bottom; top with cheese. Replace tops.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 573 calories, 29g fat (13g saturated fat), 140mg cholesterol, 955mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 2g fiber), 47g protein.