The flavors of this crockpot roast are out of this world! Tender beef that simply falls apart, coated in a rich and tangy BBQ sauce. The best part, this roast only takes 10 minutes of prep time! This BBQ crockpot recipe is sure to be one that you revisit time and time again; it is just that good!
This recipe may remind you of our classic beef tips recipe because of how tender and juicy the meat is. Only this one is paired with that tangy barbeque sauce, making for a delicious meal. Just like our bbq-pulled chicken recipe, which we love to enjoy in a sandwich!
This BBQ crock pot roast is as easy as it gets when making a delicious meal! With the help of your handy crockpot, you can enjoy this tender, saucy meat. All you have to do is simple prep and let your slow cooker do the rest of the work for you!
Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- Hands-free cooking. Most of the cooking is done by the crockpot, so you don’t have to worry about it!
- Simple ingredients. This recipe requires a short list of ingredients, most of which are already pantry staples.
- Crowd-pleaser. This roast will impress even the pickiest eaters!
- Diverse. This roast can be enjoyed in so many different dishes!
Ingredients for making a Crockpot Roast
The ingredients for this BBQ Crockpot Roast are short and simple.
- Chuck roast – roughly cut the meat into 2” cubes.
- Seasoning – a mix of salt, pepper, bay leaves, and paprika adds great flavor that enhances the meat.
- Sauce – a mixture of barbecue, A1, and your favorite hot sauce.
See the recipe card below for a full list of ingredients and quantities.
Picking the best cut of beef: Pick a chunk of meat with some good fat marbling for the juiciest roast.
The Best Crock Pot Roast Recipe
1 – Add cubed beef to a crockpot and season liberally. Then, add sliced onions, garlic, and butter. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-5 hours.
2 – Once the meat is fork-tender, remove it from the slow cooker and add it to a baking dish. Pour barbecue sauce into the dish.
3 – Broil the meat on high until the meat is crispy.
Elevate the dish!
- Take the roast up a notch by adding vegetables like carrots or celery.
- Add fresh thyme or rosemary to the beef to infuse incredible flavors.
Other Cooking Method:
If you want to try this BBQ Roast but don’t have a crockpot, you can still enjoy this delicious dinner.
>Instant pot – Cook the roast on high pressure for 60-80 minutes. Remove from the instant pot and bake with barbecue sauce until the meat is crispy.
This recipe doesn’t require that because we broil the meat at the end for a good crust!
Test the meat with a fork; if it shreds easily, it is done. If you have to apply force to shred it, give it some more time.
Yes, you can use a chuck roast, short ribs, or stew meat for this recipe!
Store & Reheat
- Storage. Leftovers can be kept in the refrigerator for 3-5 days.
- Reheat. Warm the refrigerated leftover pot roast on a skillet over low-medium heat. Pro tip: we recommend adding extra barbecue sauce when reheating.
- Freeze. Place the cooled roast in a freezer-safe container in order to freeze. Store for up to 3 months. Reheat: Let the roast thaw in the refrigerator overnight and then warm on a skillet over low-medium heat.
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Crockpot Roast Recipe with BBQ
- 1 cup barbecue sauce Sweet Baby Ray’s
- 1/4 cup A1 steak sauce or favorite steak sauce
- 2 Tbsp hot sauce any brand, optional
- Cube the meat into 2” pieces.
- Add the meat to the slow cooker and season all sides. Then add the sliced onion, sliced garlic cloves, and sliced butter.
- Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high heat for 4-5 hours.
- Once the meat is cooked and tender, remove it from the crockpot. Add the meat to a baking dish and cover with the barbecue sauce mixture.
- Broil the meat on high for a couple of minutes or until the meat is crispy.
- Serve, and enjoy friends!
- Cube meat into same-sized pieces for even cooking.
- Store the leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days.