Italian Beef Hoagies


You'll need just five ingredients to feed a crowd these tender tangy sandwiches. 'On weekends, I start the roast the night before, so I can shred it in the morning,' says Lori Piatt of Danville, Illinois.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 25 mins
18 servings


  • 1 (4 pound) boneless sirloin tip roast, halved

  • 2 (.7 ounce) packages Italian salad dressing mix

  • 2 cups water

  • 1 (16 ounce) jar mild pepper rings, undrained

  • 18 hoagie buns, split


  1. Place roast in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the salad dressing mix and water; pour over roast. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until meat is tender. Remove meat; shred with a fork and return to slow cooker. Add pepper rings; heat through. Spoon 1/2 cup meat mixture onto each bun.