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Italian Beef Sandwiches

Super tender shredded beef full of peppers, onions and garlic. Served on slightly toasted hoagie buns and topped with Provolone cheese!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Beef, Crock Pot, instant pot, Lunch, peppers, Sandwiches, Slow Cooker, spicy
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Slow Cooker Time 8 hours
Total Time 9 hours 40 minutes
Cost $10

Ingredients

  • 5-6 lbs Chuck Roast
  • 1 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 1 TBSP Butter
  • 1 Packet Italian Dressing Seasoning Mix
  • 16 oz Jar Sliced Pepperocini Peppers
  • 1/2 Medium Yellow Onion Thinly Sliced
  • 14 oz Beef Stock
  • 8-10 Hoagie Buns
  • 24 slices Provolone Cheese About 3 Slices Per Serving

Instructions

INSTANT POT INSTRUCTIONS

  • Set the saute mode on your Instant Pot and add in oil and butter.
  • Once hot, brown roast on one side for 5-6 minutes then turn over and brown the other side for another 5-6 minutes.
  • Add in onions, half of the jar of pepperocini peppers, ΒΌ cup pepperocini brine, Italian seasoning mix and beef stock.
  • Cover with lid and set the seal mode to closed.
  • Press Manual Mode and set time to 55 minutes.
  • Give the lid a Quick Release and remove lid.
  • Shred roast with 2 forks and add in the remaining pepperoncini peppers that have been drained.
  • Spread a little softened butter on each side of the hoagie slices and toast in the oven or on the stove top.
  • Immediately lay cheese slices over one side of the toasted bread and place a good portion of beef over the other side.
  • Top with cheese layered bread and serve.

SLOW COOKER INSTRUCTIONS

  • *Omit olive oil and butter from above ingredients.
  • Place roast in a large slow cooker.
  • Add in onions and half the jar of peppers.
  • Sprinkle dressing over the top.
  • Pour in 1/4 cup pepperocini brine and beef stock and place lid on top.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 6 hours.
  • Shred beef with two forks and add in remaining peppers (drained) and stir to combine.
  • Spread a little softened butter on each side of the hoagie slices and toast in the oven or on the stove top.
  • Immediately lay cheese slices over one side of the toasted bread and place a good portion of beef over the other side.
  • Top with cheese layered bread and serve.