Ingredients per serving


Prepare the BBQ Demi- Braising Sauce

Prepare the BBQ Beef

  • Beef chuck, cubed 8.0 lbs
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • Vegetable oil 0.25 cup

Prepare the Tostadas

  • Mexican Tostadas 20.0 each
  • Shredded Mexican blend cheese 1.0 lb
  • Red onion, finely sliced 2.0 cups
  • Cilantro, chiffonade 1.0 cup
  • Jalapenos, pickled, sliced 1.0 cup
  • Limes, cut into wedges 5.0 each

Shredded BBQ beef is the perfect topping for crunchy tostadas.  Braising the beef in a combination of Knorr Demi Glace and BBQ sauce makes it simple to prep and keeps the meat tender and juicy with bold flavor.  The beef can also be used for nachos, quesadillas, and so much more.



  1. Prepare the BBQ Demi- Braising Sauce

    • Using a large saucepan, combine the Knorr Demi-Glace Powderwith the BBQ sauce and the water. Slowly bring to a boil and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the BBQ Beef

    • Preheat oven to 350 F.
    • Seasonthe cubed beefwith salt and pepper. Add oil to a large braising pan and brown the beef on all sides.
    • Transferbeef to a large hotel pan and cover with BBQ/Demi Sauce.Cover and cook for 3 hours at 350 F. Allow to restand shred/Pull the BBQ beef
  3. Prepare the Tostadas

    • For each portion, place 2 tostadas on a small sheet tray and top with 2 oz. of shredded cheese each and 3 oz. of BBQ Pulled Beef (use portioning spoons for consistency and ease of preparation).
    • Bake at 400F for 3-5 minutes, or until cheese is golden brown. Serve with red onion and cilantro, with a side of pickled jalapenos and lime wedges.