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Shredded beef sandwich on a plate

Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Sandwiches

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 7 hours
Total Time: 7 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 687kcal
Author: Deanna
Slow cooked beef is shredded and piled high on toasted buns along with mushrooms and cheese.
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  • 2.5 Pound Beef pot roast boneless
  • 1 Can Beef consumme
  • 1/2 Cup Beef broth low sodium
  • 1 Tbsp Onion flakes
  • 2 tsp Minced garlic or 3-4 cloves fresh
  • 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 Cups Mushrooms sliced
  • 1.5 Cups Monterey jack cheese shredded
  • 6 Ciabatta buns or hogie rolls
  • 1/3 Cup Mayonaise
  • 1-2 Tbsp Horseradish


  • Place the beef in the slow cooker, then add the consumme, beef broth, worcestershire sauce, onion flakes, and minced garlic. Close the lid, set the cooker to high, and cook 2 hours.
  • After 2 hours reduce the cooker to low and cook for approximalty 5 hours.
  • In a smal bowl, mix the mayonaise and horseradish. Set aside.
  • When the beef is almost ready, sautee the mushrooms in a skillet with a bit of butter or oil until soft.
  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees
  • Remove the beef from the pot and place it in bowl. Pull the meat apart with 2 forks until it is shredded.
  • Cut each bun open and lay them on a baking sheet. Spread some of the horseradish sauce on each side of the buns. Then place a large pile of beef on one side of each bun.
  • Top the beef with a scoop of mushrooms, then a handful of cheese.
  • Place the tray in the oven and bake for about 5-7 minutes until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Remove the tray from the oven and close each sandwich.
  • Whisk the remaining juices in the slow cooker to help emmusify any seperation, then ladle it in to small bowls.
  • Cut each sandwich in half and serve with a bowl of the jus for dipping.


Calories: 687kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 927mg | Potassium: 1028mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 242IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 251mg | Iron: 5mg