Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches

Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches is an easy recipe for a large crowd. It makes 12 sandwiches, good for game crowds and any special gatherings. Great for anytime of the year; since it is cooked in the oven. A made from scratch coleslaw with bottled barbecue sauce and beef brisket combine for a delicious sandwich recipe. Diabetic BBQ Beef Sandwiches will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.barbecue-beef-sandwiches

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 3 Hours


1 (3 lb) beef brisket, trimmed
1 red onion, cut in half
2 cups shredded green cabbage
2 cups shredded red cabbage
1/4 cup Miracle Whip dressing
1 (17.5 oz) bottle barbecue sauce
1 tbsp cooking oil
1 (14.5 oz) can fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth
2 garlic cloves, minced
12 kaiser rolls, partially split


1. Preheat oven 350º F.

2. Cut one half the onion into thin slices; place in a large bowl. Add cabbage; mix lightly. Mix dressing and 2 Tbsp. of the barbecue sauce together. Add to cabbage mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate until ready to use.

3. Heat the cooking oil in a large skillet. Add meat and cook 5 minutes or until browned on both sides, turning after 3 minutes. Transfer to a 13″ x 9″ baking dish. Chop remaining onion half; sprinkle over meat. Mix broth, 1/2 cup of the remaining barbecue sauce and garlic; pour over meat. Cover.

4. Bake for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until meat is done (160º F). Let stand covered for 10 minutes. Shred meat; place in a large bowl. Add remaining barbecue sauce; toss to coat.

5. Fill each roll with 1/2 cup meat mixture and 1/3 cup cabbage mixture just before serving.

YIELD: 12 Servings.
Serving Size: 1 sandwich per serving.

(Weight Watchers PointsPlus = 10)
Carb Choices: 3

Diet Exchange:
3 Starch + 3 Meat (L) + 1 Fat

Calories: 400, Total Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 3.5g, Cholesterol: 55mg, Sodium: 770mg, Sugars: 12g, Carbohydrates: 46g, Fiber: 3g, Protein: 24g

Original recipe and image from Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/bbq-beef-brisket-sandwiches-coleslaw-119250.aspx

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