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easy bbq beef dinner recipe

Slow Cooker BBQ Beef

Slow Cooker BBQ Beef is a simple & easy dinner recipe the whole family will love. If you love a tender cubed beef smothered in bbq sauce - this will be your new favorite meal.
Course dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword bbq, beef, sandwich, slow cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4-6 lbs stew meat
  • 16 oz orange soda
  • 1 tbsp granulated garlic
  • 1 tbsp season salt
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 cup bbq sauce


  • Place beef & soda in slow cooker - cover & cook on high 5-6 hrs
  • Once the beef is fork-tender & falling apart, remove & place on a lined baking sheet.
  • Sprinkle with seasonings & brush with bbq sauce.
  • Broil 10-20 min- keep a close eye on this since boilers vary.
  • Remove & serve over rice, on a bun, in a taco or whatever your imagination can dream up.


This can be made with cubed pork for a pork belly bites recipe.
Want it fast? Make this (beef or pork version) in the air fryer - just cook at 400 for 12-18 minutes, stirring and flipping every several minutes.