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Chicago Style Italian Beef Sandwich

Russ Myers


This Italian Beef Sandwich is a Chicago classic.

★★★★★ 3 votes
4 servings
15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


2 Tbs. Olive oil
3 Lg. Green bell peppers (cleaned, seeded, and cut into 1/2 inch strips)
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/4 tsp. Black pepper
12 oz. Giardiniera (marinated vegetables) drained (hot or mild)
1 C. Beef broth
1 Lb. Thinly sliced roast beef
4. Hoagie rolls, split

How to Make Chicago Style Italian Beef Sandwich


  • 1In a large skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add bell peppers, salt, and black pepper. Saute' 12 to 15 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally. Transfer to a bowl, cover to keep warm. In the same skillet, heat beef broth over medium heat until hot. Add the thin roast beef slices and simmer 1 to 2 minutes, stirring gently. Spoon some broth onto the split hoagie rolls to moisten then evenly distribute sliced beef over rolls. Top with sauteed bell peppers and giardiniera, spoon on additional broth. Serve hot or warm, with plenty of napkins.

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About Chicago Style Italian Beef Sandwich

Course/Dish: Beef, Other Snacks, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom