Tender, delicious, fall-off-the-fork beef that you’ll want to make over and over again.
Do you keep finding yourself in a dinner rut? It’s easy to get used to cooking the same dishes over and over again. However, this Slow Cooker Everything Beef offers countless possibilities, and it can star in many different recipes! From tacos and chili to stews and pasta dishes, this recipe will serve as your secret weapon when you’re feeling stuck. Our unforgettable slow cooker beef makes the perfect starter recipe for every braised beef dish you make.
This budget-friendly beef roast yields meat that’s so tender, it’ll fall off the fork and melt into shreds. Slow-cooked with garlic and olive oil, this beef recipe makes the perfect base that pairs well with almost every flavor combination.
How to Make Slow Cooker Everything Beef
This versatile beef recipe is a snap to make, thanks to the magic of the slow cooker. With just five minutes of prep, this dish calls for just a few effortless steps. First, place your beef roast in the slow cooker and drizzle it with olive oil, garlic, sea salt, and pepper. Next, pour the veggie broth around the outside of the beef and cover the slow-cooker. Just like that, you’re ready to cook. Depending on your schedule, you can cook it on low for 8 to 10 hours, or on high for 6 to 8 hours.
You’ll know your recipe is ready when the beef looks and feels extremely tender. Once prepared, remove the beef from the crockpot and shred it with a fork. Afterward, you can use this crave-worthy shredded beef in a boatload of different recipes!
Serving this Slow Cooker Everything Beef
Plan ahead by prepping the ingredients in the morning. That way, you can leave the slow-cooker alone all day to cook this mouthwatering beef dish, and the meat will be ready to eat when you return. Serve your slow cooker beef in tacos like these Authentic Everything Beef Tacos or in a tasty salad like our favorite Thai Beef Salad.
At the same time, you can dish up this mouthwatering beef alongside your favorite gravy and mashed potatoes recipe, or stir it into chili. Top the beef with teriyaki sauce and rice, slather it in BBQ sauce, spoon it into lettuce wraps, or roll it into tacos and burritos. This meat makes the perfect foundation for Mexican and Asian inspired meals or your favorite, good ole’ comfort food dishes.
A Hearty, Low-Carb Dish
This hearty recipe clocks in at a whopping 29 grams of protein and just 2 grams of carbs. That means this recipe will fill you up and curb your hunger cravings for hours on end. Meanwhile, its low-carb, high-fat profile makes this recipe a wonderful option for keto dieters.
This versatile beef will save you on busy weeknights or when you’re prepping for the week. It makes a great option to prepare on Sundays, so you’ll always have meat ready for the rest of the week. As a bonus, this delicious dish freezes easily, so you can have it ready for your favorite dishes later. No matter how you use this delectable everything beef recipe, you’ll love having it on hand!
- 3 pounds beef roast round or chuck
- 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 cup garlic chopped
- 1 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1/2 cup vegetable broth or beef broth, no sugar added
Place beef roast in a 4-quart slow cooker. Drizzle with olive oil, garlic, sea salt, and pepper. Pour veggie broth around the outside of the beef.
Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours, or on high from 6-8 hours.
When the beef is extremely tender, remove it from the crockpot and shred with a fork.
Serve in tacos, with your favorite gravy & mashed potatoes, stir it into chili, cook it into Shepherd’s Pie, or top it with teriyaki sauce and serve it over brown rice for an Asian twist. Enjoy!
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 10
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Editor’s note: This recipe was originally published on November 25, 2014.