Slow Cooker BBQ Beef Sandwiches

  • Author: Thriving Home
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 hours
  • Total Time: 10 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Sandwiches
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


Slow Cooker Shredded BBQ Beef Sandwiches are worth the wait. So much delicious flavor from this slow cooker dish!

Find our Instant Pot BBQ Beef Sandwiches recipe here.


  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 (3-pound) boneless beef chuck roast
  • 1 1/2 cups of this homemade BBQ sauce or your favorite store-bought version
  • 810 whole wheat hamburger buns


Make It Now

  1. In a small bowl, mix the onion powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper together.
  2. Rub the meat with the seasoning and place in the slow cooker.
  3. Pour BBQ sauce over the meat.
  4. Cook on low for 8-10 hours or until beef easily shreds.
  5. Using two forks, shred the beef.
  6. Remove excess liquid and serve on whole wheat buns.

Freeze For Later

Rub the seasoning over the meat and place in a gallon size freezer bag. Pour the BBQ sauce over the meat, press the air out of the bag, and freeze next to a bag of wheat buns.

Prepare From Frozen

Let meat thaw in the refrigerator for 24 hours. Cook in slow cooker as directed. Let buns thaw at room temperature. Enjoy!