Hot Italian Roast Beef Sandwiches Recipe
- 1 beef sirloin tip roast (5 pounds)
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
- 1/3 cup water
- 3 teaspoons dried thyme
- 1 to 3 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 20 sandwich buns, split
- 1. In a Dutch oven over medium heat, brown roast in butter on all sides. Stir in the tomatoes, water, thyme, pepper flakes and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-1/2 to 4 hours or until meat is tender, adding more water if necessary.
- 2. Remove roast and reserve cooking juices. Let stand for 15 minutes; trim any fat and thinly slice meat. To serve, reheat sliced beef in cooking juices. Serve on sandwich buns. Yield: 20 sandwiches.
Diabetic Exchanges: One serving (without roll) equals 2 lean meat, 1/2 vegetable; also 129 calories, 244 mg sodium, 49 mg cholesterol, 3 gm carbohydrate, 18 gm protein, 5 gm fat.
Light-Bodied Red Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.