Chicago Style Italian Beef Sandwiches Recipe

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Chicago style Italian Beef Sandwiches

linda lu

By
@bubbsiebakes

Growing up in Chicago, these sandwiches were like PB&J, only better.... Finally found a recipe that really works well to recreate these. Enjoy!


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Serves:
10 sandwiches
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

5-6 lb
boneless chuck roast, trimmed of fat
5
onions, yellow, medium, peeled and sliced
3 c
low sodium beef broth
2 pkg
dry zesty italian salad dressing
2
bay leaves
1 1/2 Tbsp
garlic powder (or 3 chopped garlic cloves)
1 1/2 Tbsp
italian seasoning
1/2 c
chopped pepperoncini w/liquid

Step-By-Step

1Put everything in a crock pot on LOW for 8 hours.

2At the end of 8 hours, remove and shred the beef. Put back in crock pot for another 1.5-2 hours.

3Taste broth and correct for salt/seasonings. (There is a lot of salt in the dry dressing). Looking for very savory flavor. If desired, add an additional 2 sliced onions (gives good texture to the sandwich)at this step.

4After a full 10 hours, get your toasted buns and roasted red peppers and/or hot peppers and build the best Chicago style Italian beef sandwich this side of the Mississippi (am on the East Coast).

5Some people like to put this on sub rolls, top w/provolone and run under the broiler... oh yeah, its that good. Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #savory, #easy, #chuck-roast