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italian beef

(3 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
Laura Yoder
Brunswick, GA

This beef is so flavorful and tender. It is perfect for parties and it travels well in a Crock Pot. Serve on crusty rolls with slices of smoky provolone and mozzarella cheese and dip in au jus.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Need an easy Sunday dinner or something new to serve on game day? Give this Italian Beef a try. This sandwich is fantastic! It's easy to prepare. Once baked, the meat is super juicy and full of flavor. Top with cheese and serve on crusty bread for quite a delicious sandwich.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(3 ratings)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 7 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For italian beef

  • 4-5 lb
    beef chuck roast
  • 8 clove
  • 1 Tbsp
    dried Italian seasonings
  • 1 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1 jar
    pepperoncini peppers
  • 1 Tbsp
    beef base paste
  • 2 c

How To Make italian beef

  • Cutting small slits in the roast.
    Cut slits in roast.
  • Inserting garlic into the slit.
    Insert garlic cloves into slits. Put in large roaster or baking dish.
  • Seasonings combined together and rubbed onto the roast.
    Mix Italian seasonings, garlic salt, red pepper flakes in a bowl. Cover roast with the seasoning.
  • Pepperoncini peppers sprinkled over the roast.
    Add pepperoncini peppers.
  • Beef baste and water mixed together.
    Mix beef base with water.
  • Beef baste mixture poured over the roast.
    Then pour over roast.
  • Roast baking in the oven.
    Cover and bake in a 300 degree oven for 6-8 hours.
  • Shredded beef on a plate.
    Remove beef from pan and shred.
  • Broth chilling in the fridge.
    Save broth and chill. Skim fat off of broth and reheat.
  • A serving plate filled with Italian Beef.
    Serve on crusty rolls with smoky provolone and mozzarella slices and warm broth for dipping.