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Italian Shredded Beef Sandwiches Recipe

Italian Shredded Beef Sandwiches Recipe

Everyone loves these easy sandwiches! For extra pizzazz, top with provolone cheese and banana pepper rings. —Margie Williams, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 9 hours YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 beef rump roast or bottom round roast (3 pounds)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 envelope zesty Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 envelope au jus gravy mix
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies
  • 12 Italian rolls, split


  • 1. Cut roast in half. Place in a 4-qt. slow cooker. Combine the water with salad dressing and au jus mixes; pour over meat. Top with onion and chilies.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 9-11 hours or until meat is tender. Remove meat. When cool enough to handle, shred meat with two forks. Skim fat from cooking juices. Return meat to slow cooker; heat through. Serve on rolls.
    Freeze option: Freeze individual portions of cooled meat mixture and juices freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally and adding a little water if necessary. Serve on rolls. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 298 calories, 6 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 68 mg cholesterol, 608 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein.