Homestyle Alberta Beef on a Bun

Total Time
8hrs 15mins
30 mins
7 hrs 45 mins

This is my mother's recipe, and a favorite of everyone who's ever tasted it. It takes a long time to cook, but very little prep. Start it in the morning, and you'll have a delicious meal waiting for you in the evening. Don't worry about using an expensive roast. The cheap tough ones turn out beautifully.

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  1. Place frozen roast in roasting pan.
  2. Heat, uncovered, at 450 degrees for 45 minutes (30 minutes for smaller roast).
  3. Remove roast from oven, and season with garlic and pepper.
  4. Cover, decrease heat to 275 degrees, and roast for approx 4 hours until fork tender.
  5. Pull apart roast with fork.
  6. Layer ingredients into slow cooker (1 layer beef, 1 layer au jus from roasting pan, 1 layer BBQ sauce). Repeat until all ingredients have been added.
  7. Heat on low until warmed through and bubbling (2-3 hours).
  8. Spoon onto sliced Kaiser rolls, and enjoy!