Barbecued Shredded Beef

Barbecued Shredded Beef


"It's so good and easy. Serve on a bun with onion slices."


5 h 10 m servings 446 cals
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Original recipe yields 9 servings



  • Calories:
  • 446 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 24.4 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 22.9 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 725 mg
  • 29%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees (135 degrees C).
  2. Place roast in a large roasting pan and scatter chopped onions over.
  3. In a large bowl, combine Worcestershire sauce, liquid smoke, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Pour in beer, stir and add to roasting pan. Add water to the top of beef.
  4. Cover and cook in oven at 275 degrees F (135 degrees C) for 4 to 5 hours.
  5. When meat is cooked, shred meat with 2 forks, add barbecue sauce and mix well.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 117 Ratings


Good way to make tender, shredded beef, but this recipe calls for way too much liquid - especially all that water. Regardless of the size roast you have, you do NOT need to submerge the entire ...

I made this today in a crock pot(cooked on low for 8 hours) and it was outstanding. I poured off the liquid in a pot, leaving the beef in the crock pot.Then I shredded the beef and added about 2...

Family likes this recipe a lot. I cook the roast in a crock pot (low for 10-12 hours)*. After removing the meat from the liquid and shredding it, I add the BBQ sauce and reheat the mixture bef...

This recipe is delicious for shredded beef sandwiches! I cooked mine in the slow cooker and it came out so moist and flavorful. It was a while ago, but I think I drained off the liquid and pou...

This is the first time I ever made anything like this, and it turned out great! Next time I may buy a larger roast because there are no leftovers. common sense told me to drain some liquid befo...

This is super easy to make and the flavor is out of this world. I used a crock pot and cooked on low for 8 hours.

Yummy! I would suggest cutting back on the water or draining some of the juices before adding the barbecue sauce. Thanks for the recipe!

This is excellent! I poured the fat off before adding all of the ingredients. Thank you.

Very good, but absolutely drain some of the liquid before adding your BBQ sauce!! Very important! I used Famous Dave's Sweet and Sassy BBQ sauce it was sooo good!