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5 from 6 votes

Slow Cooker Cajun Beef Sandwiches

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Slow Cooker Beef
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 341.9kcal
Author: Blair Lonergan

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon Creole or Cajun seasoning such as Tony Chachere’s
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 lb. boneless beef chuck roast trimmed of excess fat
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can low-sodium beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • For Serving: whole wheat sandwich rolls or can serve over salad, vegetables, or rice instead

Instructions

  • Season the roast on all sides with salt, Creole seasoning, and garlic powder. Rub seasonings into meat.
  • Place roast in a large zip-top freezer bag. Pour broth and Worcestershire into the bag. Seal tightly and freeze until ready to use.
  • To cook: Thaw bag in refrigerator overnight. Place contents of the bag into the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8-10 hours, or on HIGH for 4-5 hours (until fork-tender). Remove roast to a cutting board and shred with two forks (or slice). Return to pot until ready to serve.
  • For Serving: Pile shredded beef on top of sandwich rolls, or place on salad, steamed vegetables, brown rice, or cauliflower rice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/8 of the beef (not including bun) | Calories: 341.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.7g | Protein: 32.8g | Fat: 22g