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Italian Beef
...in your mind.
Italian Beef

Italian Beef


  • 3 pounds beef chuck roast, cut into even pieces
  • Oil
  • Kosher salt & pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 1/2 cups broth
  • 1 teaspoon each of the following: dried oregano, dried basil, smoked paprika, garlic powder, onion powder,
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 crusty sandwich rolls
  • 3/4 cup Giardiniera - Italian pickled vegetable mix


  1. Turn instant pot to saute
  2. Drizzle beef with a little oil, then season with salt & pepper
  3. When the pot is hot, sear beef (in 2 batches) on all sides until nicely browned
  4. When done, put it all back in the pot, add a bit more oil and add the garlic
  5. When fragrant add beef stock/broth, oregano, basil, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder and red pepper flakes
  6. Put on lid, turn to high pressure and set for 50 minutes
  7. While it cooks, chop up giardiniera
  8. At the end of cooking, let the pot natural release for 15 minutes, then manual until you can open
  9. Shred beef and put on a roll with some giardiniera - and dunk into the gorgeous, fatty broth