Slow Cooker Balsamic Shredded Beef

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
25 min 5 h 10
Slow Cooker Balsamic Shredded Beef
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1 1/3 kg Beef, chuck, blade
2 tbsp All-purpose white flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Black pepper
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
5 clove(s) Garlic (chopped finely)
1/4 cup chopped Shallots (finely)
1/4 cup Beef broth (stock)
1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar
2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp packed Brown sugar
1/4 tsp Salt


On a large plate mix together flour, salt, and pepper. Dredge the chuck roast on both sides.

Heat olive oil, on medium high, in a large pan. Place chuck roast in the pan and brown on both sides. This takes about 3-4 minutes on each side. Transfer beef to slow cooker.

In the same pan sauté garlic and shallots until fragrant and shallots are translucent, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in beef broth and scrap up any brown bits left from the roast. Transfer to the slow cooker with the beef.

In a bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and brown sugar. Pour over the roast. Flip the roast a couple times to make sure the beef, balsamic mixture, shallots, and garlic are all combined. Cook on HIGH for 5 hours or LOW for 8-10.

Removed roast from slow cooker and place in bowl or on a plate. Shred the meat. It should fall apart. Pour some of the leftover sauce onto the shredded beef. Add ¼ teaspoon of salt. Mix well and serve.

Tip: This recipe can be cooked completely ahead of time and frozen into portions for future lunches or dinners. Heat up on the stove or in the microwave when ready to eat.

Note: 1 serving is 1/2 cup

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 353
Calories from fat 225
Calories from saturated fat 87
Total Fat 25.0 g
Saturated Fat 9.7 g
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.3 g
Cholesterol 97 mg
Sodium 343 mg
Potassium 448 mg
Total Carbohydrate 7.9 g
Dietary Fiber 0.2 g
Sugars 5.3 g
Protein 24.2 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat 1.5

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