Stove-Top Barbecue Beef

  • Recipe serves: 8
  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Cook Time 165 min


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil [or vegetable oil]
  • 2 lbs. boneless beef chuck, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 carrot, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 1 envelope Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (8 oz.) tomato sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp. hot pepper sauce*
  • 8 round rolls [or hamburger buns]


  1. Heat olive oil in large Dutch oven or heavy saucepot over medium-high heat and brown beef in two batches. Remove and set aside; reserve drippings.
  2. Stir carrots, green pepper and chili powder into reserved drippings and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. .
  3. Stir in Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion Soup Mix blended with water, tomato sauce, brown sugar and cider vinegar. Return beef to Dutch oven. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 2-1/2 hours or until meat is very tender
  4. Stir in hot pepper sauce. Using two forks, shred beef. Reheat meat mixture if necessary. Serve on rolls.

*Use more, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information

Nutritional Information
Serving Size per serving Servings Per Container Value Amount Pe rServing Nutrient Type
Serving Size per serving
Amount Pe rServing
Calories -1
Calories from Fat -1
Total Fat -1 g
Saturated Fat -1 g
Cholesterol -1 mg
Sodium -1 mg
Total Carbs -1 g
Dietary Fiber -1 g
Sugars -1 g
Protein -1 g