Italian Beef Sandwiches - Slow Cooked


  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 (.7 oz)package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix
  • 1 (5 lb) rump roast

  1. Combine water with salt, ground black pepper, oregano, basil, parsley, garlic powder, bay leaf, and salad dressing mix in a saucepan. Stir well, and bring to a boil.
  2. Place roast in slow cooker, and pour salad dressing  mixture over the meat.
  3. Cover, and cook on low for 10 to 12 hours, or on High for 4 to 5 hours. When done, remove bay leaf, and shred meat with a fork.
  4. Optional- Put on a hoagie or Italian roll and use left over mixture as au jus for dipping or try the easy marinara sauce.