CHICAGO-STYLE ITALIAN BEEF SANDWICHES

Chicago-Style Beef Sandwich --
30 Minutes or Less
  • Total Recipe Time: 35 to 40 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

  1. 12 ounces thinly sliced Deli Roast Beef
  2. 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) reduced-sodium beef broth
  3. 4 slices provolone cheese, halved
  4. 4 crusty Italian bread rolls (each 6 inches long), split
Giardiniera
  1. 1 cup chopped vegetables such as carrot, celery, cauliflower and red bell pepper
  2. 1 medium jalapeño pepper, thinly sliced
  3. 1/2 cup white vinegar
  4. 1/4 cup olive oil
  5. 6 cloves garlic, minced, divided
  6. 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves, divided
  7. 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  8. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  9. 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CHICAGO-STYLE ITALIAN BEEF SANDWICHES

Giardiniera
  1. For Giardiniera, combine chopped vegetables, jalapeño, vinegar, oil, 3 minced garlic cloves, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, sugar, salt and pepper in medium nonreactive saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from saucepan; set aside.
  2. Combine broth, remaining 3 garlic cloves and 1/2 teaspoon oregano in same saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes to blend flavors. Remove broth from heat and immediately add roast beef; stir. Let stand 5 minutes until heated through.
  3. Drain vegetables. Drizzle 1 tablespoon broth mixture over roll bottoms. Place 1 slice cheese on bottom half of each roll. Using tongs, divide beef evenly over cheese. Top evenly with vegetables. Close sandwiches. Serve with remaining broth on the side.
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