Total Time
4hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 4 hrs

this is a childhood favorite so named because the meat looked like strings to all of us kids! i always double the recipe and freeze half. if left to sit overnight the fat skims well and the flavor intensifies. i also use the leftovers served with noodle and shredded cheddar on top.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. mix all ingredients except roast in a bowl and whisk together.
  2. place roast in large roaster pan.
  3. pour sauce over top.
  4. bake at 325 degrees for 4-6 hours--cook till meat shreds.
  5. remove from oven, cool slightly.
  6. remove meat from pan and pull apart into shreds.
  7. discard fat and add meat back into sauce.
  8. stir well.
  9. serve on hamburger buns with cheddar cheese.


Most Helpful

I cheated and made this in the slow cooker. I just threw everything in the crockpot and left in on low for 9 hours.I added a tablespoon of garlic powder. My 7 year old nephew ate two of these. I don't know how he fit them in his little tummy!! I served them with tater tots( his favorite)and he left those on his plate. :grouphug:

Sureglad October 06, 2007

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