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Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

Maggie Grimley

"This is my favorite Italian beef recipe, handed down to me from an old neighbor in Illinois. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family does. Serve with French rolls and pepperoncinis."
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Ingredients

8 h 10 m servings 315 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Combine roast, water, basil, oregano, salt, garlic powder, parsley flakes, bay leaves, red pepper flakes, and black pepper together in a slow cooker.
  2. Cook in the slow cooker set to Low for 8 to 10 hours. Remove bay leaves and shred meat using two forks.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 315 calories; 15.8 g fat; 1.3 g carbohydrates; 39.3 g protein; 100 mg cholesterol; 668 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I make this recipe but I add a jar of pepperoncinis to the pot with about half of their liquid. Top sandwiches with mozzarella or provolone. One of my family's favorites.

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Au jus is missing..... that may help......I heard Al from Als beef say he cooks his pot roast a day in advance and store it at 35 degrees over night. The next day he slices and reheats....he eve...

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I make this recipe but I add a jar of pepperoncinis to the pot with about half of their liquid. Top sandwiches with mozzarella or provolone. One of my family's favorites.

Au jus is missing..... that may help......I heard Al from Als beef say he cooks his pot roast a day in advance and store it at 35 degrees over night. The next day he slices and reheats....he eve...

Meat is getting very expensive. Save the rump for a special dinner. I use a chuck roast, cans of beef broth or ajus & fresh garlic to taste & 2 or 3 Bay leaves. Also add a jar of pepperocini ...

This was not quite the proper Chicago Italian beef we were hoping for (I honestly couldn't tell you what it's missing, though), but it was certainly good in its own right and curbed our family's...

Delicious, everyone liked it.

I like the recipe because I don't ever have italian seasoning packets in my pantry but I have the spices. It is wonderful!

Meraviglioso ! Been dying to try homemade Italian Beef. Found 2 beef bottom round roasts total wt 4.96 lb. Tried changes already suggested. Substituted a 1 qt box of low sodium beef broth for t...

This was great. Used a chuck roast and added a jar of sliced Greek peperoncini's per other reviews. Made for my husband's deer hunting week with a bunch of guys and they ate it up.