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Freezer Meal Italian Beef


  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x

Description

Freezer Meal Italian Beef! Just a few minutes to prep and hands-off to make. Tender shredded beef, crusty buttered bread, melted provolone, and giardiniera.


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Ingredients

Freeze together:

  • 3 pounds beef chuck roast, trimmed and cut into chunks
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • half an onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoondried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

INSTANT POT: Add 2 ½ cups broth and ¼ cup giardiniera brine before cooking. From frozen, 1 hour 15 minutes on high pressure + 15 minutes natural release.

SLOW COOKER: Add 2 ½ cups broth and ¼ cup giardiniera brine before cooking. From thawed, 5-6 hours on high.

FINAL STEP: Serve on toasted rolls with melted cheese and chopped giardiniera!


  • Category: DInner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: italian beef, beef sandwich, freezer meal, beef recipe