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Slow Cooker Big Red Shredded Beef

This Slow Cooker Big Red Shredded Beef is the perfect spicy sweet go-to meal for when you need to bring that signature BBQ flavors indoors. Try it on nachos, sliders, baked potatoes, or grilled dogs!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 2 Lbs
Calories 951kcal


  • ¼ cup Ketchup
  • ½ cup Big Red Soda
  • 1 tbsp Cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Hot sauce
  • 1 teas Liquid Smoke
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 teas pepper
  • 1 teas Cumin
  • 1 teas Paprika
  • ½ teas Cayenne
  • ¼ teas ancho chili powder
  • 1 teas cooking oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 Onion chopped
  • 2 lbs chuck roast


  • Whisk the ketchup, Big Red Soda, cider vinegar, hot sauce and liquid smoke together in a large bowl. Add to the slow cooker.
  • In another bowl, whisk the salt, pepper, cumin, paprika, and cayenne. Stir in the garlic and onion and cover with foil. Microwave for 4 to 5 minutes until onion is tender. Add to the slow cooker. Stir to combine.
  • Add the chuck roast to the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook over low heat until the beef is fork tender, 5 to 7 hours.
  • Remove the beef from the cooker and shred with 2 forks. Return to the slow cooker and toss with the sauce.


Calories: 951kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 88g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 312mg | Sodium: 4320mg | Potassium: 1680mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 101mg | Iron: 10.1mg