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Texas Beef Barbecue Recipe

Texas Beef Barbecue Recipe

A boneless beef roast simmers for hours in a slightly sweet sauce before it's shredded and tucked into rolls to make hearty sandwiches. “This is a family favorite,” notes Jennifer Bauer of Lansing, Michigan, who shared the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 beef sirloin tip roast (4 pounds)
  • 1 can (5-1/2 ounces) spicy hot V8 juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 16 kaiser rolls, split


  • 1. Cut roast in half; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the V8 juice, water, vinegar, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, brown sugar and seasonings; pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender.
  • 2. Remove meat and shred with two forks; return to slow cooker and heat through. Spoon 1/2 cup meat mixture onto each roll. Yield: 16 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 339 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 606mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch.

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Dioptase User ID: 1776920 222233
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2015

"Excellent. I freeze this in single portions. Excellent to take for lunch with a Kaiser Roll or an easy fast dinner. I make this all the time. It does not stay around long!!"

hmvjav25 User ID: 8082215 154964
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2014

"This is SO good. I added some honey and bourbon and it was to die for! Serve with collard greens and tater tots!"

vwgirl9 User ID: 6542372 158388
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2012

"Very easy to make! Tastes good not spicy. The kids loved the meat alone with veggies and a baked potato."

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