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Tender Shredded Beef


This luscious and easy recipe for Tender Shredded Beef can be used as a sandwich filling, for tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and even as an appetizer dip. It's versatile!

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 9 hours

Total Time: 9 hours, 20 minutes

Yield: Serves 10-12


  • 2 pounds fresh beef brisket (not corned beef)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (10 ounce) can condensed beef broth
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


Trim excess fat from beef. Heat oil in 10" skillet over medium heat. Cook beef for 10 minutes, turning frequently, to brown all sides.

Place beef in 3-1/2 to 5-quart slow cooker. Pour remaining ingredients over beef. Cover and cook on low heat setting for 8-10 hours, until beef is tender.

Remove beef from crockpot and shred, using two forks. Skim fat from juices in crockpot, and add beef. Keep on low setting until ready to serve, and while serving too.

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