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Slow-Cooker Beef Barbecue

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


  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

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