Diva Tasting: Nona’s Italian Beef…

Nona’s Italian Beef


1 (4 Pound) Boneless Beef Chuck Roast

½ Cup All-Purpose Flour

Salt And Ground Black Pepper To Taste

2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

2 Cloves Garlic, Minced

1 Cup Water

1 Tablespoon Anise Seed

1 Tablespoon Sesame Seed

1 Large Green Bell Pepper, Julienned


Step 1 Rinse and pat dry the roast. Coat the roast evenly with the flour; season with salt and pepper.

Step 2 Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic to the hot oil; sear the beef in the oil until all sides are slightly browned. Transfer the roast to a slow cooker. Pour the water over the roast.

Step 3 Cook on Low for 5 hours. Add the anise seed and sesame seed to the slow cooker and cook another 4 hours. Add the green bell pepper and continue cooking until the meat is tender and easily pulled apart, about 1 hour more. Serves 10


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