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RECIPE: Seasoned beef for sandwiches

Posted by karigraphy (My Page) on
Tue, Apr 15, 08 at 1:27

Hello - My in-laws who are now deceased used to make a large pan of sliced beef they called "Seasoned Beef." I'm looking for a recipe for something similar.

Their recipe had sliced beef in beef broth and some seasonings that when cooked together made a flavorful meat for sandwiches.

We are having a family party after a first communion so I'd like something that can be in the crockpot for 2 hours while we are at church.

I'm not sure about the slicing of the beef. They had a restaurant so I think they made roast beef, let it cool, slice it on a meat slicer, then put it into a large, electric roaster for cooking with the seasonings.

I don't have a slicer so I'm at a loss as far as how the beef would get sliced . . . by the butcher? By us? At the deli counter with precooked roast beef?

Thanks for any info!

Kari


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RE: RECIPE: Seasoned beef for sandwiches

I have made what some call "Italian beef". It was rump roast, in a covered roaster, then a couple of cups of dry red wine, a can of beef broth and sometimes a jar of pepperoncini with the juice, sometimes just lots of oregano and garlic and 1/2 cup of red wine vinegar and a couple of dashes of Worcestershire. Cook the meat well done but not falling apart. Refrigertae in the juice, when cold, slice thin ( I don't have a slicer either, I use a knife!) and warmed up in the juice.
Linda C


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RE: RECIPE: Seasoned beef for sandwiches

Kari - This is a recipe that was posted on these forums awhile ago. It's delicious. It might be something you can work with.

CROCKPOT FRENCH DIP SANDWICHES
2 cups water
1/2 cup soy sauce
4 whole peppercorns
1 tsp dried rosemary
1 tsp dried thyme
1 bay leaf
1 tsp garlic powder (had none so used 1 minced garlic clove)
3 lb boneless beef chuck roast, trimmed
8 French or sourdough rolls, split
Combine water, soy sauce, peppercorns, rosemay, thym & garlic in a slow cooker, stirring until wel blended. Place rost in cooker & cover.
Cook on high for 5-6 hours or until beef is tender. Remove meat from broth & shred with a fork. Serve beef on rolls. Pour broth in small bowls for dipping.~~ Good topped with Swiss cheese or sauteed onions, peppers or both. I like mustard on the rolls, too.~~
Posted by Ginger St. Thomas

seagrass


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RE: RECIPE: Seasoned beef for sandwiches

This is Ginger St. Thomas' "Italian Beef" that we really like:
ITALIAN BEEF
One 3-4 lb roast beef (rump roast or sirloin tip)
1 jar pepperochini peppers, juice & all
1 can beer
1 can beef bouillon
Combine all ingredients in a large crockpot. Cook on high 30 minutes; reduce heat to low. Cook until beef is tender. For supper, start cooking before work. If you want it for luch cook at bedtime.)
Remove meat from juices, slice thinly & return to pot. Serve on hoagie buns & dip sandwiches in juice.~~


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RE: RECIPE: Seasoned beef for sandwiches

Thanks so much for the recipes.

lindac - I bet yours is most like my in-laws. We do have a few people who cannot eat spicy food so I would probably leave out the pepperoncini.

roselin32- I made that Italian beef one time and it was delicious but not very much like my in-laws.

seagrass - that sounds good and easy. I'm going to talk to DH about the slicing versus shredding issue.

Sliced seems nicer for a party . . . but I know I'm going to be doing the slicing because DH slices too thickly! But I could see how it could be cooked and sliced before church and it would be just fine when we get home.

Time to think about it.

Kari


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RE: RECIPE: Seasoned beef for sandwiches

If you chill iot before slicing, it will slice easier and the slices will stay neater.
Linda C


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RE: RECIPE: Seasoned beef for sandwiches

Have you tried slicing with an electric knife?


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