our favorite italian beef

READY IN: 15hrs 15mins
Recipe by bratty

this is our favorite italian beef recipe, it is great for a party, the holidays, gametime, or your family anytime. it also freezes well, and i think tastes even better after being frozen. we serve it on a crusty sweet bread, but any sub or hard roll will do..you want something that will hold all those delicious juices

Top Review by Iron Bloomers

Well I'll add my 5* to this one. It is perfect with a great robust flavor. Easy to follow directions & perfect to make on a busy day. The combo of ingerdients adds a "zing" to the meat as well as produces a tender dish.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (4 lb) beef roast (sirloin tip preferred)
  • 2 packages Good Seasonings Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 package au jus mix
  • 1 can beer
  • 1 jar hot peppers or 1 jar mild bell pepper (, depending on your tastes)
  • 1 jar pepperoncini pepper


  1. put roast in crockpot, season lightly with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  2. add seasoning mixes, beer, and both peppers w/juices.
  3. if there is no liquid covering entire roast, add enough to just cover top of the roast.
  4. cook in crockpot, on low, for a minimum of 8 hours.
  5. remove roast from crockpot, allow to cool to touch.
  6. "pick"meat, seperate and remove the fat, the roast should just fall apart into pieces.
  7. put meat back into crockpot, cook an additional 6-8 hours.
  8. i usually cook this the first 8 hours the day before i want to serve this, then the additional cooking is done the day i want to serve it.

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