Four-Way Slow Cooker Shredded Beef
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
90minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 5minutes
Cook Time
90minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 – 2 1/2pounds beef Shoulder Roastor Arm Chuck Roast Boneless or Blade Chuck Roast Boneless
  • 1/2cup beef stock
  • 1tablespoon vegetable oiloptional
  • 1large onionchopped
  • 2tablespoons garlicminced
Mexican Shredded Beef
  • Tomato Salsaor Tomatillo Salsa
BBQ Shredded Beef
  • Barbeque Sauceany kind will do
Asian Shredded Beef
  • Hoisin Sauceor teriyaki sauce
Indian Shredded Beef
  • Tikka Masala SauceVindaloo Sauce, or your favourite Indian sauce
Instructions
  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 beef roast, onion, garlic and 1/2 cup beef broth in pressure cooker.
  3. Close and lock pressure cooker lid. Use beef, stew or high-pressure setting on pressure cooker; program 90 minutes on pressure cooker timer. Use quick-release feature to release pressure; carefully remove lid.
  4. 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.
Mexican Shredded Beef
  1. Combine tomato or tomatillo salsa and beef mixture, as desired.
  2. Place in large microwave-safe bowl. Cover, vent and microwave on HIGH until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. 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.
BBQ Shredded Beef
  1. Combine prepared barbecue sauce and beef mixture.
  2. Place in large microwave-safe bowl. Cover, vent and microwave on HIGH until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. 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.
Asian Shredded Beef
  1. Combine prepared hoison or teriyaki sauce and beef mixture.
  2. Place in large microwave-safe bowl. Cover, vent and microwave on HIGH until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. 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.
Indian Shredded Beef
  1. Combine prepared Indian cooking sauce, such as Tikka Masala or Vindaloo.
  2. Place in large microwave-safe bowl. Cover, vent and microwave on HIGH until heated through, stirring occasionally.
  3. 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.