our favorite italian beef

Recipe by bratty
READY IN: 15hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8-12


  • 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


  • put roast in crockpot, season lightly with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
  • add seasoning mixes, beer, and both peppers w/juices.
  • if there is no liquid covering entire roast, add enough to just cover top of the roast.
  • cook in crockpot, on low, for a minimum of 8 hours.
  • remove roast from crockpot, allow to cool to touch.
  • "pick"meat, seperate and remove the fat, the roast should just fall apart into pieces.
  • put meat back into crockpot, cook an additional 6-8 hours.
  • 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.