Spicy Shredded Beef Sandwiches Recipe
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Spicy Shredded Beef Sandwiches Recipe

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If you like your shredded beef with a little kick, then this recipe is for you. For an even zestier version of this recipe, add another jar jalapenos or use hot peppers instead of the pepperocinis.—Kristen Langmeier, Faribault, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 2 medium onions, coarsely chopped
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) sliced pepperoncini, undrained
  • 1 jar (8 ounces) pickled jalapeno slices, drained
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 5 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 kaiser rolls, split
  • 12 slices provolone cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 534 calories, 23g fat (9g saturated fat), 113mg cholesterol, 1187mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 41g protein.


  1. Cut roast in half; place in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Add the onions, pepperoncini, jalapenos, beer, soup mix, garlic and pepper.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender.
  3. Remove meat. Skim fat from cooking liquid. When cool enough to handle, shred meat with two forks and return to slow cooker; heat through. Serve 1/2 cup meat mixture on each roll with a slice of cheese. Yield: 12 servings.
Editor's Note: Look for pepperoncini (pickled peppers) in the pickle and olive section of your grocery store.
Originally published as Spicy Shredded Beef Sandwiches in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2011, p44

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hchambers User ID: 7140928 260526
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2017

"Really tasty! I reduced the jalapenos so my kids would be able to eat this as well. This is a great party dish."

vamanchef User ID: 4352397 218410
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2015

"Everyone thought these subs were great."

texasterry User ID: 2684398 117954
Reviewed Sep. 2, 2013

"I tried this last week, and love, love, LOVE it!! easy to make and tasty!! I tried it with both pork and beef and froze the beef meal for later, although I think it's going to come out of the freezer before too long!!"

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