Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Barbecue Beef Sliders
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Today I’m sharing this recipe for Shredded Tex-Mex Barbecue Beef Sliders, made in my new Slow Cooker. Plus a big Thank you to Hamilton Beach for providing a Set ‘n Forget® 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker With Spoon/Lid to giveaway! (Details at the bottom of the post- giveaway over.)
I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but I haven’t had a new slow cooker recipe on the blog since February. We had a little mishap while cleaning the cooking container… Yep, it was dropped! (I’ve been meaning to purchase a replacement insert, but every time I sit down to order it, I keep getting sidetracked. I wonder how that happens?)
I felt incredibly blessed when Hamilton Beach asked me if I wanted to try out their new Set & Forget® Programmable Slow Cooker. Of course I did! They even offered a 2nd slow cooker for me to give away on the blog if I liked it.
Liked it? I big puffy heart loved it! This slow cooker is so much nicer than my old one. (My old one was a wedding gift from 1998, so there were no fancy features on it.) This slow cooker has a programmable timer so you can program the cooking time and the Set & Forget® Slow Cooker automatically shifts to keep warm when the cooking time is up.
With my old slow cooker, I would use a separate digital thermometer to make sure any meats had been cooked to the desired temperature. The Set & Forget® Slow Cooker comes with a probe/thermometer already built into the machine! Set the desired temperature and the slow cooker will change to warm once the temp has been reached.
To test out the slow cooker, I decided to slow cook a small brisket. Love this recipe! It came out so yummy!
Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Barbecue Beef
- Prep Time: 20 min
- Cook Time: 5 to 6 hours
- Total Time: 6 hours
- Yield: 10 to 12 sandwiches 1x
A delicious and easy way to make a Barbecue Brisket!
- 3.5 lbs Brisket
- 1 jar (14 oz.) Your favorite BBQ sauce
- 1/2 cup Onion, Chopped
- 1 Envelope Chili Seasoning (as spicy as you like it)
- 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce
- 1 tsp Minced garlic
- 2 Tbs Ground Cumin
- Cut Brisket into smaller pieces if needed to fit into slow cooker, place in the slow cooker.
- Combine all ingredients (except brisket) in a separate bowl. Pour over Brisket.
- Cook on high for 5 to 6 hours or until meat is tender.
- Remove brisket, shred.
- Remove about a cup of cooking juice and set aside.
- Return shredded brisket back to slow cooker. If you feel the shredded brisket needs more moisture, add a bit of the reserved cooking juice a few tablespoons at a time until desired “juiciness” is achieved.
Enjoy!Like this recipe? Don’t forget to pin it!
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.
Oh instead of beef, use a turkey :). I was bit by a tick so I am allergic to red meat.
My favorite thing to make in the slow cooker is Tortilla soup, it's super easy and tastes great!
We cook some Indonesian food in crockpot, I also love one time my husband cooked Reuben 🙂
My favorite Slow Cooker dish is chili.
Creamy rice pudding
Fave to make in Slow Cooker, is our Red Beans & Brown Rice! YUM!!!
I love making spaghetti sauce in the crock pot. Thanks for the chance to enter.
Oh, that sandwich looks delicious! We just made sloppy joe dip in the slow cooker the other night, and it was delicious. I think it will be one of our favorites. I like making just about any kind of chicken in the slow cooker. There are so many yummy ways to prepare every variety of chicken cut.
My son has a lot of barn parties with slow cookers lined up along the wall filled with pork,etc. what a good idea for a giveaway!
My favorite recipe in the Crock Pot/Slow Cooker is Buffalo Chicken. This is delish as a main course or as a shredded chicken sandwich. While your recipe above looks absolutely wonderful, my husband cannot process beef (suffers from disease called Gastroparesis – literally translated: Stomach paralysis) very easily, so it is an EXTREMELY rare occasion that I get to cook with it.
This looks delicious! My favorite is a chicken fajita mix – it's sooo good. 🙂 Thanks for linking up to Show Me Saturday. Hope to see you there again tomorrow!