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Crock-Pot Italian beef sandwich on a white plate with a bite taken out

Mouth Watering Italian Beef recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 597kcal
Author: Holly
This recipe is so mouth watering and full of flavor that you will choose to make this over and over!


  • 3-4 pounds beef roast
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 2 packets italian dressing seasoning
  • 1 packet brown gravy mix
  • 1 cup pepperoncini peppers sliced
  • ½ cup juice from the peppers
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • provolone cheese slices
  • hoagie buns
  • 1-2 tablespoons cornstarch optional


  • Place roast in crockpot. Pour beef broth and juice from peppers on top of the roast.
  • Add remaining ingredients except hoagie buns, cheese and cornstarch.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  • Shred beef and return to the juices. (If desired, combine cornstarch with 2 tablespoons cold water.  Mix well and stir into juices.  Turn onto high for 15-20 minutes to thicken).
  • Add beef to buns and top with a slice of provolone.  Broil until melted.


Calories: 597kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 137mg | Sodium: 1085mg | Potassium: 695mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 355IU | Vitamin C: 21.3mg | Calcium: 254mg | Iron: 14.5mg