Crockpot BBQ Pulled Beef Sandwiches
This is a simple recipe that makes the most delicious pulled beef sandwiches. The sauce is a bit sweet yet spicy, a perfect combination.  Whether you serve these tasty sandwiches on hearty hard rolls or mini burger buns, you cannot go wrong.
For the roast
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 - 3½ lbs beef chuck roast, trimmed of fat
  • 1 cup water
For the sauce
  • 1½ tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1½ cups ketchup
  • 2 - 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ - ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • Hard Rolls
For the roast
  1. Spray crockpot with non-stick spray.
  2. Place sliced onion on bottom of crockpot.
  3. Season roast with salt and pepper. Place the roast on top of sliced onion.
  4. Pour 1 cup of water in the crockpot. Cover, and cook on low for 4- 5 hours, or until beef can be easily shredded with a fork. This will depend on the size of your roast.
  5. Remove the roast and shred the beef and as you do, remove any fat. Spoon out ½ cup or so of the broth from crockpot. You may need to add some broth back into the shredded beef later.
  6. Place shredded beef back into the crockpot.
For the sauce
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the vinegar, brown sugar, dry mustard, Worcestershire sauce, ketchup, honey, salt, pepper, cayenne, crushed red pepper and garlic.
  2. Pour over the shredded beef and stir to coat the meat with the sauce.
  3. Cover and continue to cook beef on low for an another 4 to 6 hours. Use the reserved broth if needed to add moisture to the beef.
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