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