Italian Beef Sandwich

Recipes seem to be taking over my blog this week! Who's complaining though when they look like this?

So simple to make and found, as always, via Pinterest.

The basics are; leave meat in slow cooker for 8 hours, stuff into bread, add cheese, melt in oven.
Soooooooooooooo good. Like really soooooooooooo good.
Every single member of the family was quiet throughout the whole of dinner. Miracle!

If you don't add any extra fat, and use low fat bread/cheese the calories aren't that crazy.

Your talking under 400 calories with low fat fries and ketchup. I don't think that's bad for a yummy non-diet looking dinner.

Italian Beef Sandwich
Serves 4

2 chuck steaks
Dried Italian herbs
1 cup beef broth
4 hot dog buns
8 tbsp grated cheese

Place steak, herbs and broth into a slow cooker and cook on high for 3 hours. Switch to low for a further 5 hours.
After 8 hours the meat should just fall apart when you press it. Think the beef version of pulled pork.

Put the beef onto the hot dog buns, remember to add a little gravy, everyone loves gravy! Add 2 tbsp cheese per person and place in the oven until the cheese has melted.

Serve and wait for a quiet family, where the only thing you can hear are grunts of appreciation.


Miss C Flash said...

This certainly looks AMAZING! And under 400 calories will be always be a winner x

Arni @ Design Gourmande said...

Slow cooked beef looks delicious! With melted cheese on top, ah heaven.

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