Sweet Italian Beef (Crock Pot)

READY IN: 10hrs 5mins
Recipe by mydesigirl

This is super easy to make on busy days. Paired with a salad, it makes a nice meal.

Top Review by Christmas Carol

Good stuff. I did cut back the dressing to 8oz.as that seemed to be plenty, and increased the brown sugar until it was sweet enough for our tastes. (about 1/3 cup). An easy & tasty recipe that I'll likely make again.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 -3 lbs beef chuck roast
  • 16 ounces Italian salad dressing
  • 14 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons italian seasoning (to taste)
  • 8 -10 sandwich buns


  1. Place roast in crock pot, drizzle all of the dressing over the meat and sprinkle the sugar on top.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 10-12 hours.
  3. When the roast is tender, remove it from the crock pot and shred with 2 forks.
  4. Stir Italian seasoning into the sauce in the crock pot and return shredded roast, stirring to blend.
  5. Spoon onto sandwich buns or serve as open faced sandwiches.

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