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

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