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Slow Cooker Italian Beef

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5 from 3 votes

Slow Cooker Italian Beef

Course Dinner
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 9 hours
Total Time 9 hours 20 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 253kcal


  • 1 yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 pounds beef chuck roast
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 (.7 ounce) pkg. zesty Italian dressing mix
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle sliced pepperoncini peppers drained
  • 2 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 6 hoagie buns or rolls not included in nutrition information
  • 6 slices provolone cheese not included in nutrition information


  • Place sliced onion on the bottom of a 6-quart slow cooker. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  • Season roast with salt and pepper, then sear each side in preheated skillet for 2-3 minutes until a crust forms on the outside of roast. Place seared roast in the slow cooker on top of the onions.
  • Sprinkle Italian dressing mix, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder, parsley and basil on top of the roast. Top roast with peppers and pour beef broth around the edges of the roast.
  • Cover and cook on high for 5-6 hours or low for 9- 10 hours. Shred beef in the slow cooker using two forks. Serve on rolls and top with provolone cheese, if desired.


MFP: MFF Slow Cooker Italian Beef
June 2021


Serving: 6.8ounces | Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 5.7g | Protein: 34.4g | Fat: 10.3g

3 thoughts on “Slow Cooker Italian Beef

  1. 5 stars
    My family loves this recipe! I love it because I can put it in the crock pot before work and have it on the table really quick when I get home.

  2. 5 stars
    Delicious and my husband loved them! Reheats well in the air fryer too.

  3. 5 stars
    Delicious and easy recipe! It’s definitely a repeat in our house. I’ve made it at least a half dozen times already!

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