Slow Cooker Pulled Beef
(Serves 18)Place brown sugar, paprika, chili powder, cumin, black pepper and dry mustard in a large zipper bag. Shake to mix. Place beef in the bag and cover thoroughly with the spice mix.
2 1/2 pound sirloin tip roast
2 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
Place a rack in the bottom of a slow cooker. Spray rack and inside of cooker with olive oil spray.
Place water in bottom of cooker. Place seasoned beef roast on rack.
1/2 cup water
Cover; turn cooker to low. Roast 2 hours.
Mix vinegar and ketchup. Baste roast every hour with this mix. (I refrigerated the basting mix and brush between bastings).
1/4 cup cider vinegar
2 tablespoon ketchup (without high fructose sugar)
After 6 hours, add more water.
1/2 cup water
Roast is ready after 8 hours. Slice thinly (I used an electric knife), then break slices apart.)
Sauce for 6Heat vinegar, ketchup, paprika and chili powder on stove top for 5 minutes, stirring till thick. Mix sauce with pulled beef.
1/3 cup cider vinegar
1/3 cup ketchup (without high fructose sugar)
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
We ate our sandwiches with cole slaw on a small multigrain roll. My slaw dressing is 1 tablespoon each plain yogurt and olive oil mayo, 1 teaspoon vinegar and 1/2 teaspoon sugar.