Slow-Cooker Beef Barbecue

Southern Living
Make your favorite creamy coleslaw to serve with or on this cinnamon-spiced barbecue sandwich. You can freeze leftover meat for later use.
Makes 12 servings


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4 pounds beef stew meat, cubed
2 (8-ounce) cans tomato sauce
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 cup vinegar
1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon (optional)
3/4 teaspoon ground cloves (optional)
12 sandwich buns


Place beef in 5-quart slow cooker. Combine tomato sauce, next 5 ingredients, and if desired, cinnamon and cloves; pour over beef. Cook at LOW for 9 hours.

Remove beef from slow cooker; shred with two forks. Return beef to slow cooker, and stir into sauce. Serve on buns.

Created date

November 2002