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Savory Italian Beef Sandwiches Recipe

Savory Italian Beef Sandwiches Recipe

Before leaving for work, Carol Allen of McLeansboro, Illinois often puts these ingredients in the slow cooker. "Supper is ready when I get home," she notes. "This recipe is also good to take to a potluck or family get-together."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours YIELD:10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons dried basil
  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 10 to 12 Italian rolls or sandwich buns

Directions

  • 1. Cut roast in half; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the basil, oregano and water; pour over roast. Sprinkle with soup mix.
  • 2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Remove meat; shred with two forks and keep warm. Strain broth and skim fat. Serve meat on rolls; use broth for dipping if desired. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 321 calories, 11 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 436 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.