Slow-Cooker Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

Make your favorite creamy coleslaw to serve with or on this slow-cooker barbecue sandwich. Freeze any leftover meat for up to 1 month.

Slow Cooker Recipes: Slow-Cooker Barbecue Beef Sandwiches Recipes
Photo: Southern Living
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
7 hrs
Total Time:
7 hrs 15 mins
12 servings


  • 1 (3 1/2-pound) eye-of-round roast, cut in half vertically

  • 2 teaspoons salt, divided

  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed

  • 1 (10-ounce) can condensed beef broth

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  • 1/2 cup lemon juice

  • 3 tablespoons steak sauce

  • 1 teaspoon coarse ground pepper

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 12 Kaiser rolls or sandwich buns

  • Dill pickle slices


  1. Sprinkle beef evenly with 1 teaspoon salt.

  2. Stir together remaining 1 teaspoon salt, garlic, and next 7 ingredients. Pour half of mixture into a 5 1/2-quart slow cooker. Place beef in slow cooker, and pour remaining mixture over beef.

  3. Cover and cook on HIGH 7 hours.

  4. Shred beef in slow cooker with two forks. Serve in rolls or buns with dill pickle slices.

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