Grandma’s Christmas Italian Beef

It’s always Italian Beef at our Christmas Party. I’m not sure how that tradition stuck – but it works for us. Grandma spends days slow roasting pounds upon pounds of Italian Beef. It’s a meal I always look forward to.

Grandma’s Christmas Italian Beef

Serves: 8

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  • 3 pounds chuck roast (remove fat & bones, cut in large chunks)
  • 1 ½ C. of water
  • 1 Package Lipton onion soup mix
  • 4 tsp of Italian seasoning
  • 3 rolls of French Bread (cut into 8 pieces)

  1. Place all ingredients in crock pot (slow cooker)
  2. Cook on low for 12 hours
  3. Towards end of cooking time take a fork and separate pieces
  4. Serve on French bread and scoop remaining juices onto each serving