Thursday, May 10, 2012

Easy Italian Beef

This great slow-cooker recipe is a family favorite and is adapted from The Recipe Hall of Fame Cookbook.  If you want a flavorful, easy meal, I hope you give it a try!  I served it on Artisan Bread, found here

1 (3 to 4-pound) roast, such as chuck, arm or rump)
1 jar pepperochini peppers, juice and all (save some peppers for later)
1 can beer
1 (10 3/4-ounce) can beef bouillon
1/2 pkg. dry onion soup mix, optional

Combine all ingredients in a large slow cooker.  I save some of the pepperonchini to put on the sandwiches later.  Cook on high for 30 minutes; reduce heat to low and cook all day until meat is tender.

Remove meat from juices, slice thinly, or shred, and return to pot.  Serve on hoagie buns.  Top with some of the peppers and add some cheese, if desired.  Serve some of the juices in a separate bowl, for dipping.

I am sharing with:

Mix It Up Monday!
On the Menu Monday
Your Cozy Home Party
The Bunny Hop
Rock 'n Share Party
Full Plate Thursday
Foodie Friday
Weekend Potluck
Link & Greet Party
Seasonal Sundays


  1. That sounds so good. I cooked a roast yesterday and I could probably use the leftover meat to make these! Yummy!

  2. I used to make a very similar recipe years ago when the boys were still at home. This makes great sandwiches! xo

  3. My mother learned a recipe like this from her Italian friend. It was always a family favorite but we poured the sauce on so the bread was soggy - I loved that. This is probably a better idea if people don't like soggy bread. Brings back fond memories of my mom!

  4. This reminds me of an Italian Hero sandwich I used to have when I was young in Astoria-Queens! Such memories of those days. Happy MOTHER'S DAY sweet lady.

  5. Must be something about this cooler weather, I made beef today too, and don't do it often.

    THIS recipe looks scrumptuous and I def plan on trying, thanks, Kitty!


  6. OOh yummy. I should have put this in today. It got really cool (57) and this would have been perfect. From the ingredients, this is going into the to make cookbook.. thanks so much for sharing! have a wonderful weekend.. xo marlis

  7. I found you via the better baker! nice to meet you!

  8. ooo, Kitty girl, this sounds sooo good. Can't wait to try it.
    Thanks for all your good recipes.:)
    Happy Mother's Day,
    xo bj

  9. Just found your blog and I'm really enjoying your recipes, very inspirational, I just want to get cooking now!

  10. Sounds good! I've made the Pioneer Woman's Drip Beef a few times, it's a great treat:@)

  11. I am a FAN of slow cooker recipes and THIS looks great, will try this week for sure as I have nearly all the ingredients!

  12. Hi Kitty!

    I bet that is one tender and tasty sandwich! Super easy to make too... my kind of meal :)

    Thanks for sharing at my party this week.

    xoxo Bunny Jean
    Wednesday's Bunny Hop Party!

  13. My family cooks roasts in the slow cooker all the time. I'll have to remember this recipe because we would love these sandwiches. Thanks so much for sharing it at Your Cozy Home Party!

  14. I made this last night Kitty and I can't believe how divine it was! My husband couldn't stop picking it out of the slow cooker ;) This will be on our menu forever! Thank you so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)

  15. I have a recipe similar to this. This looks delicious. Thanks for linking up to the Weekend Potluck!


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