3 Ways to Enjoy Roasts in the Summer Time!

May 1, 2024 • 0 comments

3 Ways to Enjoy Roasts in the Summer Time!
Who says you can't enjoy the succulent flavors of a perfectly cooked roast during the summer months? With the help of your trusty slow cooker or Instant Pot, you can indulge in tender, juicy beef creations without ever having to turn on the oven!

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Who says you can't enjoy the succulent flavors of a perfectly cooked roast during the summer months? With the help of your trusty slow cooker or Instant Pot, you can indulge in tender, juicy beef creations without ever having to turn on the oven, keeping your kitchen cool and your taste buds delighted. From pulled beef sliders to tantalizing tacos and comforting French dip sandwiches, these slow cooker recipes showcase the versatility of roasts, proving that they're not just reserved for winter feasts but are perfect for summer gatherings, too. So fire up your slow cooker, embrace the laid-back vibes of summer, and get ready to savor the season with these mouthwatering roast creations.

Pulled Beef Sliders with Tangy Coleslaw:

    Ingredients:

    • 1 lb beef roast
    • Slider buns
    • For the coleslaw:
    • 2 cups shredded cabbage
    • 1 carrot, grated
    • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
    • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon honey
    • Salt and pepper to taste
    • BBQ sauce (optional)

    Instructions:

    1. Cook the beef roast in a slow cooker for 4-8 hours with your favorite seasonings until tender and easily shredded.
    2. While the beef is cooking, prepare the coleslaw by mixing cabbage, carrot, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt, and pepper in a bowl.
    3. Once the beef is done, shred it using two forks and mix in some BBQ sauce if desired.
    4. Toast slider buns, then fill them with the pulled beef and top with a generous serving of coleslaw. Serve with extra BBQ sauce on the side for dipping.

    Pulled Beef Tacos with Fresh Salsa:

      Ingredients:

        • 1 lb beef roast
        • Taco shells or tortillas
        • For the salsa:
          • 2 tomatoes, diced
          • 1/2 onion, finely chopped
          • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
          • 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced
          • Juice of 1 lime
          • Salt and pepper to taste
          • Optional toppings: shredded lettuce, cheese, sour cream, avocado

          Instructions:

            1. Season the beef roast with your favorite taco seasoning and slow cook for 4-8 hours until tender. Shred the beef using two forks.
            2. Mix together diced tomatoes, onion, cilantro, jalapeño, lime juice, salt, and pepper to make the salsa.
            3. Warm taco shells or tortillas, then fill them with the shredded beef and top with fresh salsa and your choice of toppings.

            French Dip Sandwiches with Au Jus:

              Ingredients:

                • 1 lb beef roast
                • Hoagie rolls
                • Provolone or Swiss cheese slices
                • For the au jus:
                  • 2 cups beef broth
                  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
                  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
                  • Salt and pepper to taste

                  Instructions:

                    1. Slow cook the beef roast until tender, then slice thinly.
                    2. Split hoagie rolls and place sliced beef and cheese inside.
                    3. In a saucepan, combine beef broth, minced garlic, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper. Heat until warm.
                    4. Serve sandwiches with a side of au jus for dipping. Enjoy the classic flavors of a French dip right in your backyard!
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