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Slow Cooked Dr Pepper Barbecue Beef

Slow Cooked Dr Pepper Barbecue Beef

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword slow-cooked-dr-pepper-bbq-beef
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 hours
Total Time 10 hours 10 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 738kcal
Author Melissa Sperka


  • 1 4 lb boneless chuck roast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoon barbecue seasoning (i.e.Grill Mates Smokehouse Maple)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup Dr Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon liquid hickory smoke
  • 2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 cups prepared or homemade Dr Pepper Barbecue Sauce
  • 8-10 Kaiser rolls


  • Spray the inside of a 6 quart oval slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the Dr Pepper,and liquid smoke then pour into the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • Rinse the chuck roast and pat dry with a paper towel. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  • Rub the chuck roast on all sides with 3 tablespoon of barbecue seasoning. Be generous. Sprinkle with garlic salt and black pepper.
  • Center the roast in the slow cooker, drizzle with Worcestershire sauce.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours or until fork tender.
  • Remove from the slow cooker and using 2 forks, pull apart the meat, removing all visible fat.
  • Discard the cooking liquid reserving ½ cup.
  • Whisk the reserved cooking liquid with 2 cups of barbecue sauce.
  • Increase the slow cooker setting to high. Return the pulled beef to the slow cooker. Drizzle with the sauce.
  • Cook on high for 30 minutes or just until bubbly.
  • Serve on warm Kaiser rolls with a side of cole slaw, if desired.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 738kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 116mg | Sodium: 1166mg | Potassium: 253mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 248IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 4mg