Italian Beef

Italian Beef Recipe

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Stuart Grifenhagen

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@papastu

You can use water as in the recipe. Or, you can substitute beef broth or beef stock. Added flavor never hurts, right?

Rating:
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Serves:
6 normal folk
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
8 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

3-4 lb
boneless chuck roast
1 c
water
16 oz
pepperocini
16 oz
giardiniera
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
fresh ground pepper
1 Tbsp
italian seasoning
2 Tbsp
chopped garlic

How to Make Italian Beef

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut the roast into 3-4 piece and lightly salt and pepper the chuck roast. Turn the burner on and place a skillet large enough to hold the roast on that burner to get hot. When hot, coat with 2 tablespoons of oil.

    put the roast in the skillet and brown evenly on all sides about 2-3 minutes per side.
  • 2Transfer roast into the crock pot. Add the remaining ingredients, juices and all, to the crock pot. Put the lid on, turn it on low and cook for 6-7 hours or until the meat shreds easily with a fork.
  • 3Take out the roast and shred with two forks or bear claws. Place back in crock to cook for another 1/2 hour or so.

    I serve this on toasted loaves of French or Italian bread, cut into 6 inch sections. You can use hard roll (Chicago hard rolls, Kaiser rolls, etc). You can use French bread rolls, too. I also put a slice or two of provolone on the roll before I put the meat on.

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About Italian Beef

Course/Dish: Beef, Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian