Slow Cooker Italian Beef with Homemade Giardiniera Recipe Recipe

8 servings


6 hours, 20 minutes


1 hours

  • 2 cups White vinegar
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • ¼ cup Kosher salt
  • 4 Peeled and medium diced carrots
  • 4 Medium diced stalks of celery
  • ½ Head of cauliflower cut into small florettes
  • 2 Thinly sliced serrano peppers, piths removed
  • ½ cup Thinly sliced green olives
  • 1 ½ tsp Dry oregano
  • 1 ½ cups Olive oil
  • 64 oz Beef stock
  • 1 410 oz Italian dressing
  • 1 cup Giardiniera
  • ½ cup Mild sport peppers
  • ½ cup Banana peppers
  • 3 lb Thinly sliced prime rib
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Buns
  1. 1. Giardiniera: Add the vinegar, water, sugar and salt to a medium size pot and bring it to a boil. 2. Once it is boiling add in the carrots, celery, cauliflower, and peppers and chill in the refrigerator for 6 hours. 3. Once it is done chilling drain the vegetables and rinse with water. Transfer them to a jar and add in the olives, oregano and olive oil. Keep cool before serving. 4. Beef: Add the beef, Italian dressing packets, giardiniera, sport peppers, banana peppers and salt to a slow cooker on high heat. 5. Once the liquid is hot add in the prime rib and turn the heat to low and cook for at least 1 hour before serving on buns. 6. Optional toppings: sautéed bell peppers, onions, mushrooms and provolone cheese.