Thursday, October 12, 2023

Slow Cooker Italian Beef Sandwiches


4-5 pound rump roast
1 C. beef broth or water
1 packet (0.7 oz.) dry Italian-style salad dressing mix
2 t. Italian seasoning
1 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
1 t. garlic powder
10-12 crusty rolls
10-12 slices Provolone cheese
Cooked onions, roasted peppers, sliced pepperoncini (optional)


  1. Place the beef in a slow cooker. 
  2. Add the broth or water over the top. 
  3. Sprinkle the dry Italian-style salad dressing mix, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and garlic powder over the top of the roast. 
  4. Cover and cook on LOW for 10-11 hours or on HIGH for 5-6 hours or until the beef shreds easily.
  5. Remove the beef from the slow cooker and shred with 2 forks. 
  6. Place meat in the rolls and top with a slice of cheese. 
  7. Place the sandwiches on baking sheets and broil 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is melted.
  8. If desired, strain the juices in the slow cooker and serve as a sandwich dip or drizzle juice over the sandwich. 
  9. Top with onions, roasted peppers, and/or sliced pepperoncini, if desired.