Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef Sandwiches

  • 2-1/2 to 3 lbs boneless beef chuck roast
  • 1 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1/2 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/2 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup mild or medium salsa
  • 12 Kaiser rolls or hamburger buns, split and warmed


  1. Trim excess fat from roast and cut into large pieces.
  2. Place in 3-1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker.
  3. Combine barbecue sauce, preserves, bell pepper, mustard, brown sugar, red onion, and salsa in a medium bowl. Pour over beef.
  4. Cover and cook on low 9 hours or on high 4-1/2 to 5 hours, until beef is very tender.
  5. Remove beef to cutting board. Pull apart with fork or cut into thin slices.
  6. Serve on Kaiser rolls or buns with sauce.

(From Eleanor Froehlich of Rochester Hills, Mich.)

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