Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches

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



  • Calories:
  • 315 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 15.8 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 39.3 g
  • 79%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 668 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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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.


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



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...

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...

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 ...

Delicious, everyone liked it.

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