This Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Roast or Brisket recipe is an easy way to enjoy a tender, flavorful beef dish. Perfect for sandwiches, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser that’s perfect for busy days.
Beef: A 3-pound chuck roast or brisket is used for this recipe. The beef is trimmed to remove any extra hard fat and gristle.
Smoked Paprika: Three tablespoons of smoked paprika are used. This spice adds a smoky flavor to the beef.
Ground Black Pepper: A tablespoon of ground black pepper is used. It adds a bit of heat and enhances the flavor of the beef.
Salt: A tablespoon of salt is used in this recipe. Salt is essential for bringing out the flavor of the ingredients.
Chili Powder: One teaspoon of chili powder is used. It gives a spicy kick to the beef.
Brown Sugar: One teaspoon of brown sugar is added. It adds a hint of sweetness and helps to balance the flavors.
Barbecue Sauce: Half a cup of your favorite barbecue sauce is used. This adds a tangy and sweet flavor to the beef.
Worcestershire Sauce: One tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce is added. It enhances the savory flavor of the beef.
Liquid Smoke: Half a teaspoon of liquid smoke is used. This gives the beef a smoky flavor, similar to a smoker’s.
Making The Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Roast or Brisket
Trimming the Beef:
Start by trimming up the chuck roast or brisket. Remove all the extra hard fat and gristle that won’t be eaten. This step ensures the meat is lean and ready for the dry rub.
Preparing the Dry Rub:
Measure out the required quantities of smoked paprika, ground black pepper, salt, chili powder, and brown sugar. Stir these ingredients together to create a well-blended dry rub. This mixture will give the beef a flavorful crust.
Applying the Dry Rub:
Now, apply the dry rub all over the beef, making sure to cover all surfaces. Using a spoon for this process can help to save any extra spice mixture for another time.
Preparing the Slow Cooker:
Add your favorite barbecue sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and a bit of liquid smoke in the bottom of the slow cooker. Stir these ingredients together to create a flavorful base for the beef.
Adding the Beef:
Place the beef on top of the sauce mixture in the slow cooker. This will allow the beef to absorb the flavors as it cooks slowly.
Cover the slow cooker and set it on low. Allow the beef to cook for six to eight hours until it becomes tender. The low and slow cooking process will help the beef to become tender and flavorful.
Serving the Beef:
Once the beef is tender, it can be served as barbecue pulled beef or brisket sandwiches. Stack the beef on a soft bun and top it off with barbecue sauce, sweet pickles, and crunchy red onions for a delicious meal.
- 3 pound chuck roast or brisket
- 3 tablespoons smoked paprika
- 1 tablespoon ground black pepper
- 1 tablespoon salt
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon brown sugar
- 1/2 cup favorite barbecue sauce
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon liquid smok
- Trim the chuck roast or brisket.
- Prepare the dry rub by mixing smoked paprika, ground black pepper, salt, chili powder, and brown sugar.
- Apply the dry rub all over the beef.
- In the slow cooker, mix barbecue sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and liquid smoke.
- Place the beef in the slow cooker.
- Cook on low for six to eight hours until tender.
- Serve as barbecue pulled beef or brisket sandwiches.
Nutrition Information:Serving Size: per serving
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 350 kcalTotal Fat: 20gCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 35g