Italian Beef

Laura Yoder


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.

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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


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
7 Hr


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

How to Make Italian Beef


  1. Cut slits in roast.
  2. Insert garlic cloves into slits. Put in large roaster or baking dish.
  3. Mix Italian seasonings, garlic salt, red pepper flakes in a bowl. Cover roast with the seasoning.
  4. Add pepperoncini peppers.
  5. Mix beef base with water.
  6. Then pour over roast.
  7. Cover and bake in a 300 degree oven for 6-8 hours.
  8. Remove beef from pan and shred.
  9. Save broth and chill. Skim fat off of broth and reheat.
  10. Serve on crusty rolls with smoky provolone and mozzarella slices and warm broth for dipping.

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About Italian Beef

Course/Dish: Beef Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: Italian
Collection: Comfort Classics

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