Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef

Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef

Slow Cooker Barbecue Beef is an easy crock pot beef dinner recipe. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 498kcal
Author I Heart Eating


  • 1 large sweet yellow or white onion sliced
  • 3-4 pounds . boneless chuck roast
  • 1 cup beef broth or stock I use reduced-sodium
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 1 recipe Dr Pepper Barbecue Sauce* or 3 cups barbecue sauce of your choice


  • Add sliced onion to the bottom of slow cooker.
  • Place roast over sliced onions fat side down.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper. I use about 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper.
  • Pour broth around the roast.
  • Cover, and cook on low for 8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
  • Shred meat and discard fat.
  • Return meat to slow cooker, and stir in *barbecue sauce.
  • Let sit in sauce about 30 minutes on low.


*Nutrition values are estimates.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 498kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 117mg | Sodium: 1351mg | Potassium: 849mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 260IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 4.3mg