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Savory Italian Beef Sandwiches

Before leaving for work, Carol Allen of McLeansboro, Illinois often puts these ingredients in the slow cooker. "Supper is ready when I get home," she notes. "This recipe is also good to take to a potluck or family get-together."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 8 hours
  • Makes
    10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 3 tablespoons dried basil
  • 3 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 10 to 12 Italian rolls or sandwich buns

Directions

  • Cut roast in half; place in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Combine the basil, oregano and water; pour over roast. Sprinkle with soup mix.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or until meat is tender. Remove meat; shred with two forks and keep warm. Strain broth and skim fat. Serve meat on rolls; use broth for dipping if desired.

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