Slow Cooker Beef

Try our best slow cooker beef recipes for a simple, low-stress meal. Beef recipes are an excellent, budget-friendly choice for the slow cooker. You can purchase inexpensive cuts of beef that are commonly tougher and transform them into tender, juicy recipes by cooking with a slow simmer in the slow cooker. For a classic slow cooker recipe, try our updated versions of pot roast. We have more than a dozen new ideas for you to jazz up the traditional pot roast. Barbecue beef is another slow cooker favorite. Put together a whole meal with our recipe for shredded beef sandwiches and complementary side dishes. Ethnic-inspired beef recipes, such as beef lo mein and shredded beef fajitas, are also good matches for the slow cooker; try our varied recipes for new dinnertime favorites. It's also easy to adapt your favorite stove-top and oven recipes for the slow cooker using our conversion tips for stews, soups, and roasts. Slow cooker recipes take only a bit of prep—but if you've got a busy morning, it might be hard to find the extra minutes to put ingredients together. Use our tips and tricks to save valuable time.

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Slow-Cooked Beef and Veggies

Combine the ingredients for this slow cooker meal kit and store in the fridge. Pop it in your handy countertop appliance and you'll have a delicious dinner ready for you after work.

Roast Beef with Beets and Chicories

With a colorful tumble of beets and chicories and slices of peppercorn-crusted roast, this beef dish is as impressive looking as it is delicious.

Pomegranate Pot Roast

Now, we know pot roast recipes aren't usually considered a beautiful food, but this one from Danielle Centoni is an exception. Gorgeous ruby pomegranate seeds (aka arils) and fresh thyme and rosemary add pretty presentation to the hearty winter meal.

Balsamic and Brown Sugar Brisket

Onions browned in brown sugar and balsamic vinegar intensify the caramel flavors of braised brisket in cookbook author Leah Koenig's rendition of the Passover mainstay

Roast Beef and Slaw Sandwiches

A brown bag lunch starring beef is all yours to devour with this tangy sandwich. Homemade slaw with horseradish mustard, mayo, vinegar, and honey add huge flavor to this sandwich recipe. Just be sure to pack it separate from the bread to avoid any soggy food.

Sunday Brisket and Potatoes

This recipe is way more than just Sunday dinner--you can make two other meals from the leftovers, too! Make brisket sandwiches and brisket ragout to use up the leftovers of this tender beef roast.
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More Slow Cooker Beef

Panko-Crusted Beef Roast with Hasselback Zucchini

If you've had Hasselback potatoes, you've got to try Hasselback zucchini. Alongside a mouthwatering beef roast, this roasted zucchini is stuffed with seasoning and Parmesan cheese.

Balsamic BBQ Simmer Sauce

Bye bye, bottled barbecue sauce. This simmering slow cooker version is our new choice for pulled pork and BBQ beef!

Easy Ethnic Slow Cooker Suppers

With a little planning and your trusty slow cooker, you can create a delicious meal that's loaded with global flavor. Our easy-to-make ethnic recipes require just 30 minutes of prep time and taste even better than takeout.