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- Ready In:
- 8hrs 15mins
- Place all ingredients except pickle relish and lemon juice in crockpot.
- Cook on low 7-8 hours.
- Mash with a potatoe masher until meat is no longer chunky and slightly shredded.
- Stir in pickle relish and lemon juice.
- Serve on toasted buns as a sandwich or we like it over mashed potatoes.
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This is great! We had it on Kaiser rolls and the whole family loved it. I did not add the relish to all of it, because the kids don't care for it. My husband and I added it to a small amount separately and we liked the zing it gave the meat. I never thought to make this with beef cubes, I always used a chuck roast and had to shred until my arm fell off! My store sells chuck roast and beef cubes for the same price per pound, so this was a time and money saver for me! I have a 6.5 qt. crock pot and it took 5 hours on low. I mashed the cubes and then left the lid off for about an hour, stirring frequently, to thicken up the sauce. This was really excellent, thanks for sharing! P.S. I added a tbl. of Worchestershire sauce and salt and pepper.
I opted out on using the ketchup- I couldn't find a low carb one to substitute. I forgot to add the relish- so this basically is what i've always made for bbq beef sandwiches. I usually just do the meat and the sauce- no veggies. This time I followed this recipes adding veggies and garlic- I didn't notice a difference- so it's a great recipe, I liked it, just not really different from what I usually do anyways
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