Balsamic Beef Hoagies

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Cook: 5 hours


8 servings

Updated: Mar. 10, 2022
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
Balsamic Beef Hoagies Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. In a small bowl, mix the first 5 ingredients. Place roast in a 4- or 5-qt. slow cooker. Pour broth mixture over top. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 5-6 hours.
  2. Remove roast; shred beef with 2 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.

Can you freeze Balsamic Beef Hoagies?

Freeze cooled meat mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add broth if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

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