Italian Beef Sandwiches
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This video shows you how to make a simple Chicago-style Italian beef sandwich. This version uses stew beef instead of sliced roast beef, which might cause native Chicagoans to go berserk. But that’s OK, because this sandwich is delicious, if not 100-percent authentic! You’ll stew the beef with lots of sliced garlic, red pepper flakes, and herbs in chicken broth and a little vinegar. Serve the tender beef and meaty, garlicky broth on crusty rolls topped with chopped pickled vegetables (Giardiniera). Watch the video, then get the recipe for Chef John’s Chicago-Inspired Italian Beef Sandwich. Enjoy with a ramekin of au jus for repeated dipping. See more Chef John videos >>