At the beginning of the month, I listed off a few things we would be featuring this month. That list included Tailgating Extravaganza.
While we had previously discussed the idea, we hadn’t done it in enough detail.
We’re really not tail-gaters, I mean really we have kids…enough said.
So we’ve changed the title of the series – Game Day. Recipes for food that you can enjoy while hosting or attending a football party with friends, or all by yourself – if you like to watch in peace and quiet.
First up is this great recipe for Italian Beef Sandwiches. So delicious, this will be a hit at the next big game!
A good friend of mine always takes care of this one…she’s pictured above. I love her dearly and cherish her always.
This is one of those just-a-few-ingredients recipes, there is one star of the show…an entire jar of peperoncini peppers – juice and all.
Crock Pot Italian Beef
You will need:
1 3-4 lb. BEEF RUMP OR CHUCK ROAST
1 jar PEPERONCINI PEPPERS
SALT & PEPPER
1 Tablespoon ITALIAN SEASONING
1 cup BEEF BROTH or WATER (Edited to add: I would use up to 3 cups of water or broth to have enough dipping juice for everyone!)
Place roast in crock pot. Season both sides liberally with salt and pepper.
Add Italian Seasoning, broth and the whole jar of peppers including the juice.
Put a lid on crock pot and cook on low 8-10 hours. Leave it alone (no peeking!)
When roast is tender, shred meat.
To serve, toast or broil buns until crisp. Top with a slice of cheese (we used provolone, mozzarella works well too) and pile on the meat. Add a pepper if you like, serve with the juices from the crock pot for dipping.
Tender meat, gooey cheese, savory juice for dipping – YUM! Give yourself a high five…you just SCORED!