Braised BBQ Beef Sandwich adapted from Simply Recipes
1 3lb chuck roast, rinsed and dried
2 medium onions, chopped
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 28oz can whole tomatoes
1 18oz bottle of your favorite BBQ sauce
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
12 sandwich or hamburger buns
Directions: In a large, heavy pot, heat olive oil on medium heat. Add the onions and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the tomatoes, roughly chopping them in the pot. Add the bbq sauce, increase heat to medium high and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the chuck roast. Bring to a low simmer, cover and slow cook until meat is very tender, stirring occasionally, about 3 hours.
Remove the meat from the pot. Use a fork and knife to separate the roast into small pieces. Set aside.
Increase the heat on the pot to medium/medium-high, uncover, and reduce the liquid until thick. Stir often to prevent burning.
Return the meat to the liquid in the pan. warm both thoroughly. add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve on buns. Makes approximately 12 sandwiches.