Windy City Italian Beef

Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) Recipe

By Kimmi Knippel (Sweet_Memories) KimmiK

Make the famous Chicago style beef in your own home with the help from your crock pot.

This recipe gives you the flavors that you love.

Customize your sandwich with hot or sweet peppers to make one of the best recipes.

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1 - 3-5 lb
beef rump roast
3/4 c
flour (or as needed)
1/4 c
5 c
water, divided
beef bouillon, cubes
1 Tbsp
oregano, dried
1 Tbsp
garlic salt
1 tsp
6 tiny
hot peppers
bay leaves
pepper, to taste
mozzarella cheese & pepperoncini peppers (as needed)
sliced french bread
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Directions Step-By-Step

Coat the roast with flour.
Mix shortening & 3 C of water.
Put roast & shortening/water mixture in a crock pot & let it simmer all day on low (9 to 11 hours).
Remove from liquid & cool meat completely, reserving liquid.
After meat is cooled, slice thinly with an electric knife. Add all beef & reserve liquid to large pot.
Add 2 more cups of water, spices, bay leaves, peppers & beef cubes & bring to a boil. Turn heat down & simmer on low for 1 hour.
Remove peppers & bay leaves.
Serve on sliced french bread. Add a little broth to the bread as well. (In Chicago, they serve it really soaked.) Serve with pepperoncini peppers & Mozzarella cheese.