Balsamic Beef Hoagies Recipe
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Balsamic Beef Hoagies Recipe

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All my boys (big and small) like sandwiches, and balsamic beef is a welcome change from pulled barbecue chicken. We use leftovers in quesadillas, on pizza or with rice. You can find more family-friendly recipes at my blog, —Blair Lonergan, Rochelle, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 hours
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (2 pounds)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 hoagie buns, split and toasted
  • 4 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 549 calories, 26g fat (7g saturated fat), 79mg cholesterol, 669mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, mix the first five ingredients. Place roast in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Pour broth mixture over top. Cook, covered, on low 5-6 hours or until meat is tender.
  2. Remove roast; shred beef with two forks. Skim fat from cooking juices. Return beef and cooking juices to slow cooker; heat through.
  3. Spread mayonnaise on buns. Using tongs, place beef on buns; top with tomatoes and basil.
    Freeze option: Freeze cooled meat mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little broth if necessary.
    Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Balsamic Beef Hoagies in Simple & Delicious August/September 2016

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kimspacc User ID: 1340117 266042
Reviewed May. 16, 2017

"Great sandwich and very easy to make."

jstowellsupermom User ID: 7101358 264796
Reviewed Apr. 17, 2017

"Great sandwiches that the whole family loved!!!"

Remenec User ID: 6059530 259805
Reviewed Jan. 17, 2017

"What a delicious recipe! The balsamic vinegar and garlic really makes the beef tasty. I cooked my roast in the oven for four hours at 275 degrees. I turned it over a couple times while baking. It was tender and pulled apart very easily. The sandwiches were a hit with the whole family!"

jetluvs2cook User ID: 1675049 254379
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2016

"tender roast sandwiches! my family loves bbq, so I added some bbq sauce at the end of cooking!"

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