4 Ingredient Shredded Beef Sandwich Recipe

Shredded Beef Sandwich Recipe - Only 4 ingredients! Seriously, the best shredded beef sandwich I have ever eaten.

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This shredded beef recipe makes the most delicious shredded beef sandwiches you will ever eat. With only 4 ingredients, this freezer friendly recipe is sure to become a family favorite!


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  • 2.54 lb chuck roast
  • 1 package (1 ounce) dry au jus mix
  • 1 package (0.7 ounce) dry Italian dressing mix
  • 12 cups water


  1. Put the chuck roast in the bottom of your slow cooker.
  2. Sprinkle dry au jus over the roast. Sprinkle dry Italian dressing over the roast.
  3. Pour in 1 to 2 cups of water. Make sure the bottom of the crock pot is covered with water.
  4. Cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or until the beef easily falls apart.
  5. Lift the roast out of the crock pot and shred with two forks, removing the fat as you go. The beef should fall apart easily.
  6. Put the shredded beef back into the broth in the crock pot for delicious shredded beef sandwiches. Serve meat on buns.