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Pepperoncini Italian Beef Roast

Photo: Gooseberry Patch
Yield Serves 8 to 10
Let your slow cooker do the work for this Pepperoncini Italian Beef Roast recipe. The end result will be juicy, flavorful beef sandwiches with a mouthwatering au jus sauce.


  • 1 4-lb. beef chuck roast
  • 1 8-oz. jar pepperoncini peppers, drained and juice reserved
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 1-oz. pkgs. au jus mix
  • 8 to 10 hoagie rolls, split

How to Make It

  1. Place roast in a slow cooker; pour reserved pepper juice over top. Cover and cook on low setting for 6 to 8 hours, until very tender. Remove roast and shred with 2 forks; stir back into liquid in slow cooker. Add peppers and onion.

  2. Blend au jus mix with a little of the liquid from slow cooker until dissolved. Pour over beef; add water if needed to cover roast.

  3. Cover and cook for an additional hour. Serve beef spooned onto rolls.

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