Slow Cooker Coca-Cola (R) BBQ Roast Beef

I am always looking for new recipes to try in my slow cooker (if you haven’t noticed by now, I am totally addicted to my slow cooker!) and so when I was asked to test one of the recipes on the new Coke with Meals site, I looked for something that would work perfectly in the slow cooker.
I ended up choosing a Coca-Cola (R) BBQ sauce recipe from Chef G. Garvin and adapted it to my tastes, then poured it over a roast and let it cook in a slow cooker all day.
The roast ended up being so tender and moist and it basically fell apart when I pulled it out of the slow cooker! My whole family loved it . . . who knew that cooking with Coke would produce such delicious results?
Slow Cooker Coca-Cola BBQ Roast Beef
1 (2-3 pound) beef rump roast
1/2 cup Coca-Cola
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup molasses
2 cups ketchup
2 Tablespoons diced garlic
1 Tablespoon liquid smoke
1 tsp garlic salt
Dash of red pepper flakes
Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place roast in slow cooker. Mix remaining ingredients in a bowl and pour over roast in the slow cooker. Cook on low for 8-9 hours or high for 5 hours. When finished, slice roast (if you can . . . mine was so tender it just fell apart) and pour extra sauce on top.
For more Coca-Cola-inspired meals check out all of the recipes on Coke with Meals, including recipes from featured chefs and the Coke with Meals community.
 Compensation was provided by Coca-Cola, but Coca-Cola is not a sponsor, administrator, or involved in any other way with this post. All opinions expressed are my own and not those of Coca-Cola.
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  1. says

    Made this a couple weeks ago(also made crock pot smashed potatoes) & everything was AWESOME!!! The roast had an excellent flavor & I will be adding both of these recipes to my rotation!!! With the crock pot potatoes, I did everything in my crock…….started with 5lbs red potatoes cut small, added minced garlic, chicken broth (about 1 1/2 cups), & 1/4cup butter & cooked on high for about 4hrs 20mins, then “smashed” them in the crock with my mixer & added 1 block cream chz, sour cream(I didn’t measure), dry Ranch packet, salt & pepper & kept them on WARM for about 2hrs & they were AWESOME!!!! Than you so much for such great recipes, I will always make my potatoes in the crock pot from now on :-)

  2. says

    My Husband has always cooked with coke or dr. pepper it breaks down the meat and gives it a wonderful flavor try it with pork and chicken it is really great in everything. thanks for sharing

  3. Tom says

    Made this for a party yesterday- fantastic recipe. I didn’t use the liquid smoke and did add an onion. It was pretty much falling apart and the plan was to shred it and make it into barbeque so that worked great. First time I’ve made this with molasses and orange juice- definitely makes a good sauce.

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