Italian Beef N Beer

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Total Time
4hrs 10mins
10 mins
4 hrs

I have made these Italian Beef sandwiches for so many years. I have no Idea where I got the recipe, but everyone who eats my Italian beef says it is the best they have ever eaten.

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  • 2 -3 lbs beef roast
  • 1 (12 ounce) can beer (any brand)
  • 1 (1 ounce) packagegood season Italian salad dressing mix (or cheap brand)
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic (or to your taste, From Jar)
  • 12 cup margarine
  • 14 lb more margarine, for buttering your buns
  • 1 (17 ounce) packageof deli buns, for making sandwiches


  1. Put all ingredients in a Dutch oven and cover with water. Cook till meat is falling apart.
  2. When meat is done, remove from pan and cool slightly. Using scissors or a sharp knife, cut the meat into 1 inch pieces and shred.
  3. Return meat to juice and reheat.
  4. While meat is reheating, get out the number of buns you will be needing.
  5. Split them and HEAVILY BUTTER them (this is one of the big secrets to great Italian beef sandwiches).
  6. Put the hot meat on the buns and wrap in aluminum foil; place on plate with chips and serve hot.