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American pulled beef with apple slaw

Total Time
6 hr 30 min
15 min
6 hr 15 min
We’ve created a better-for-version of everyone’s favourite American style dish. Combine the tender, spiced beef and sweet slaw together in tortillas for a yummy dinner with the family.


Beef, skirt steak, raw

400 g, (Buy 500g), fat trimmed, cut into 4 pieces

Brown onion

1 medium, thinly sliced


1 clove(s), crushed

Ground paprika

2 tsp, sweet

Ground cumin

1 tsp

Ground chilli

½ tsp

Dried oregano

1 tsp, ground

Canned diced tomatoes

400 g

Worcestershire sauce

2 tbs

Apple cider vinegar

1 tbs

Dijon mustard

1 tbs

Brown sugar

1 tbs

Red cabbage

1 cup(s), (1/4 small), finely shredded

Apple, granny smith, unpeeled, fresh

1 medium, cut into matchsticks

White radish

4 individual, cut into matchsticks

Fresh mint

¼ cup(s), plus extra sprigs to serve

Low-fat mayonnaise

2 tbs

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)


  1. Lightly spray a large non-stick frying pan with oil and heat over high heat. Season beef with salt and pepper. Cook for 2 minutes each side or until browned. Transfer to a 4.5 litre (18-cup) slow cooker.
  2. Cook onion in same pan over medium heat, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, paprika, cumin, chilli and oregano and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomatoes, Worcestershire, vinegar, mustard and sugar and bring to the boil.
  3. Pour tomato mixture over beef in slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 hours (or high for 3 hours). Remove beef from cooking liquid. Using 2 forks, coarsely shred beef and return to sauce.
  4. Combine cabbages, apple, radish, mint and mayonnaise in a large bowl. Gently toss to combine. Serve coleslaw with extra mint and pulled beef.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Wholegrain tortillas.