6Ingredients
35Calories
10Hours

Funded by the Beef Checkoff

Ingredients

  • 1 beef shoulder roast (Arm Chuck Roast Boneless or Blade Chuck Roast Boneless, 2 to 2-1/2 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (optional)
  • 1 onion (large, chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. For optional browning, heat 1 tablespoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Brown beef roast on all sides.
  2. Place onion and garlic in 3-1/2 to 5 quart slow cooker; place roast on top. Cover and cook on LOW 9 to 10 hours or on HIGH 5 to 6 hours or until roast is fork-tender.
  3. Remove roast from slow cooker. Skim fat from cooking liquid, if necessary and reserve 1 cup onion mixture. Shred beef with 2 forks. Combine shredded beef and reserved onion mixture. Season with salt and pepper, as desired. Continue as directed in Recipe Variations below, as desired.
  4. Mexican Shredded Beef: Combine tomato or tomatillo salsa and beef mixture, as desired. Place in large microwave-safe bowl. Cover, vent and microwave until heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve in warmed flour or corn tortillas topped with pico de gallo, slice avocados, shredded cheese, chopped cilantro and/or chopped white or green onions, as desired.
  5. BBQ Shredded Beef: Combine prepared barbecue sauce and beef mixture. Place in large microwave-safe bowl. Cover, vent and microwave until heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve on whole wheat rolls topped with creamy horseradish sauce, coleslaw, Cheddar cheese slices, chopped green bell pepper and/or canned French fried onion, as desired.
  6. Asian Shredded Beef: Combine prepared hoison or teriyaki sauce and beef mixture. Place in large microwave-safe bowl. Cover, vent and microwave until heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve in lettuce or cabbage cups topped with shredded carrots, sliced cucumber, chopped fresh cilantro or mint, sriracha or crushed red pepper flakes and/or chopped peanuts, as desired.
  7. Indian Shredded Beef: Combine prepared Indian cooking sauce, such as Tikka Masala or Vindaloo. Place in large microwave-safe bowl. Cover, vent and microwave until heated through, stirring occasionally. Serve in naan or pita bread topped with toasted chopped pistachios or coconut, raisins, Greek yogurt or mango chutney, chopped fresh mint or cilantro and/or sliced cucumber or green onion, as desired.
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NutritionView more

35Calories
Sodium5%DV130mg
Fat4%DV2.5g
Protein2%DV<1g
Carbs1%DV4g
Fiber3%DV<1g

PER SERVING *

Calories35Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat2.5g4%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol
Sodium130mg5%
Potassium60mg2%
Protein<1g2%
Calories from Fat20
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate4g1%
Dietary Fiber<1g3%
Sugars<1g2%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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