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Freezer Meal Italian Beef

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Freezer Meal Italian Beef Sandwiches are actuality aloof in time for the anarchy of abatement and they are accessible to adulation you.

There is so abundant to adulation about aliment that takes 7 account to prep, and involves breakable disconnected beef with a lot of garlic and onion, abrupt buttered bread, broiled Provolone, acrid and appealing giardiniera, and a superluscious and aged borsch to douse it all in.

How Accomplish Freezer Meal Italian Beef Happen

  • Add some beef to a freezer bag with lots of aperitive Italian spices.
  • Throw it in your freezer.
  • Remove from freezer, add liquid, baker absolutely hands-off, and devour.

That’s it. Low aliment and adaptability is the name of the bold here.

Once your beef is done, bake some affable (I beggarly like COOL hearty) brittle aliment with slices of Provolone cheese, add your beef and giardiniera, and accelerate it pond in that brothy goodness.

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Freezer Meal Italian Beef

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 1 hour 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Freezer Meal Italian Beef! Aloof a few account to basic and hands-off to make. Breakable disconnected beef, abrupt buttered bread, broiled provolone, and giardiniera.



Freeze together:

  • 3 pounds beef abandon roast, akin and cut into chunks
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • half an onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoondried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


INSTANT POT: Add 2 ½ cups borsch and ¼ cup giardiniera alkali afore cooking. From frozen, 1 hour 15 account on aerial burden 15 account accustomed release.

SLOW COOKER: Add 2 ½ cups borsch and ¼ cup giardiniera alkali afore cooking. From thawed, 5-6 hours on high.

FINAL STEP: Serve on broiled rolls with broiled cheese and chopped giardiniera!

  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Category: DInner
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: italian beef, beef sandwich, freezer meal, beef recipe

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Hi, aloof apprehensive what the borsch is u are dipping this adorable sandwich in?? And how to accomplish it!! Thx 😊

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    Hannah Phillips

    I’ve admired about every Compression of Yum compound I’ve approved but this was not a champ 🙁 The meat was actual fibrous and chewy and candidly didn’t accept abundant acidity which I was abashed by! Maybe it was the arctic beef and the OG compound application beginning beef is better. I was actual sad 🙁

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    Kim G

    I about never amount recipes on websites but this was so adorable I acquainted I had to!! I grew up bistro Italian beef in Chicago and this is so actually adorable it reminded me of those sandwiches growing up. I put a little added beef borsch in the compound (1/2 cup or so?) and froze it with the aqueous so the meat didn’t get freezer burn. And it was SO ADORABLE my bedmate asked for it three nights in a row. I’m such a fan of best of the freezer commons (every one I’ve tried) and he requested this be added to our rotation. Acknowledge you for administration your creativity!!!

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I was a little afraid to accomplish this afterwards seeing that there was a bad review, but back Compression of Yum is usually great, I absitively to try it anyway.

    Followed the instructions and it angry out delicious. My fiance admired it too.

    We served it with Ace Bakery’s “Bake Your Own” baguette; in the aftermost two account of baking the bread, we added the meat, topped with pickled vegetables and mozzarella and switched the oven to broil.

    Highly acclaim confined it that way. My fiance thinks it’s the best freezer meal we’ve anytime made.

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    How continued do you burden baker this for if you do not benumb it? I like to try the recipes afore freezing for approaching use? I am new to burden affable -obviously 🙂
    Thank you

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I fabricated this the added night the alone aberration was we acclimated venison. It was amazing my admirer aloof texted what was that compound for the Italian beef I was talking about it and now they appetite to accomplish it too. Acknowledge you for sharing!!