Slow Cooker Russian Shredded Beef Sandwiches
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
The beef in these sandwiches simply melt in your mouth.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) beef chuck roast
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) Russian salad dressing
  • 1 - Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - coleslaw**
  • 4 - hoagie rolls**
  • Side: - fruit**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Place the beef roast into the base of the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Pour the Russian salad dressing over the top and sprinkle the minced onion and garlic powder over the top.
  2. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Once finished cooking, shred the beef with 2 forks and mix into the sauce.
  3. Prepare the Coleslaw, and assemble sandwiches with shredded beef and Coleslaw.
  4. Prepare the fruit.
  5. Serve Russian Shredded Beef Sandwiches with side of fruit.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lb. beef chuck roast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup Russian salad dressing
  • 1 Tbsp minced onion
  • 1 tsp garlic powder

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. Shred beef and prepare sandwiches as directed.

Special notes

If your slow cooker runs hot, add 1/4 to 1/2 cup water or beef broth to the slow cooker.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served on gluten-free sandwich bread.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Russian Shredded Beef Sandwiches

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the beef with 2 forks.
Serve with Coleslaw on hoagie rolls with side of fruit.

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