Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches

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5 from 8 votes
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 5 minutes

Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches are moist, juicy beef that you need in your life! This slow cooker sensation is an easy family favorite recipe that takes only minutes to put together.  These sandwiches are a melt in your mouth explosion of flavor.

Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches on a wooden cutting board.

These Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches are perfect for parties, picnics, tailgating and family dinners because it all goes in the crock pot and cooks low and slow to tender, juicy perfection with incredible flavor.

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What We Love About This Mississippi Pot Roast

There is nothing more satisfying and delicious as beef when it is done to perfection. This Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwich has so many layers of flavor that you will savor each bite. Also, another reason it is one of my favorite’s, is it is supper easy to prepare and can feed a crowd.

  • 5 Minute Prep: Very easy, just dump into the crock pot and you are done.
  • Easy Ingredients: Only 8 ingredients?
  • Family Friendly: These sandwiches are family favorites.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or dairy free, etc…
  • Makes Great Leftovers: Put leftovers on salads the next day.
The open sandwich pf the beef.

Ingredient Notes for Crockpot Mississippi Pot Roast

  • Chuck Roast: A 3-to-4-pound beef roast for this crock pot Mississippi roast.
  • Italian Salad Dressing Mix: an envelope of the dry mix. Or a ranch dressing mix will work.
  • Au Jus Gravy Mix: A one ounce package of au jus mix.
  • Unsalted butter
  • Pepperoncini: A jar of pepperoncini, sliced into rings.
  • Roasted Red Peppers: Sliced.
  • Crusty Rolls
  • Provolone Cheese: 6 slices, one slice of provolone to top off each of these sandwiches.

Equipment Needed for Recipe for Mississippi Pot Roast

  • Crock Pot

How to Make Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches

These are the basic steps for making best Mississippi pot roast. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions.

A pot roast in the crock pot.

STEP 1:PREP

First, place a slow cooker liner in your crock pot.Then, place Chuck Roast in crock pot.Next, sprinkle the Italian Dressing packet over the roast.

STEP 2:ADD

Then add the Au Jus packet and follow with the butter.Next, cut up your pepperoncini peppers and then add to crock pot. Finally, cook on low for 8 hours.

STEP 3: MELTED PROVOLONE CHEESE

When roast is cooked remove from the crock pot and then shred with two forks. It will fall apart and next, place beef on rolls, top with roasted red peppers and cheese. Then place shredded meat sandwiches under broiler until cheese melts. Lastly, serve your Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwich with reserved sauce.

Side view of the pot roast sandwich.

Prep and Storage Tips for the Best Roast

HOW TO MAKE THIS FLAVORFUL BEEF RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Truly, as the slow cooker does all the work, you can put the roast in at the beginning of the day and come back to an fork tender beef roast.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store the leftover shredded Mississippi roast in its own juices in an airtight container.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

The crock pot Mississippi Pot roast in a freezer bag or airtight container for up to six months.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS ITALIAN BEEF SANDWICHES RECIPE

Reheat the Italian Beef sandwich in the crockpot or in a saucepan on the stovetop.

Frequently Asked Questions about Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwich

HOW TO MAKE THIS MISSISSIPPI POT ROAST RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Replace the roll with a gluten-free bun or make KETO friendly by placing over cauliflower rice mashed potatoes.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE THE PEPPEROCINI PEPPERS IN THIS RECIPE?

Of course, you can use a beef broth or beef stock in place of the peppers, you can also use some of the juice if you want a little of that flavor.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, this recipe is perfect for doubling up.  Make a double batch and freeze the shredded beef for another meal later on.

CAN YOU MAKE THIS CROCK POT MISSISSIPPI POT ROAST A MEAL?

Yes, this roast does not have to just be a sandwich. A delicious dinner is one of the best things is to serve over mashed potatoes, rice or vegetables. Thicken up the juice with a cornstarch slurry and use the brown gravy to top the roast.

a couple of beef sandwiches.

Expert Tips for Making This Delicious Pot Roast Recipe

  • Add Vegetables: Mushrooms or onions can be added to the crock pot.
  • Banana Peppers: Replace the pepperoncini with a good substitute of banana pepper rings.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to make sliders for a crowd.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cook in the Instant Pot on high for 55 minutes. Natural release for10 minutes, being careful of any remaining steam, unlock and remove the lid.
  • Use a different cheese: Try a pepper jack cheese, mozzarella cheese or a nice Italian blend to mix up the flavor.
  • Extra Peppers: Extra pepperoncini peppers are great on the top of this sandwich.

What to Serve with Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches

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Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches on a wooden cutting board.
5 from 8 votes

Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches

Yield: 6 sandwiches
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 5 minutes
Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches are moist, juicy beef that you need in your life! This slow cooker sensation is an easy family favorite recipe that takes only minutes to put together.  These sandwiches are a melt in your mouth explosion of flavor.
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Equipment

Ingredients

  • 3-4 pound chuck roast
  • 0.6 oz envelope Italian salad dressing mix, I use Good Seasons
  • 1 oz packet Au Jus Gravy mix
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup pepperonicini, sliced into rings
  • 1 cup roasted red peppers, sliced
  • 6 crusty sandwich rolls
  • 6 slices provolone cheese

Instructions

  • Place roast in slow cooker.
  • Pour Italian salad dressing mix and Au Jus gravy mix over the roast.
  • Add butter and sliced pepperoncini to slow cooker; cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Remove meat from the slow cooker and shred with two forks; reserve sauce.
  • Place shredded beef on sandwich roll and top with roasted red peppers and provolone cheese.
  • Broil for 1-2 minutes or until cheese melts.
  • Dip sandwiches in reserved sauce.

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Expert Tips

  • Add Vegetables: Mushrooms or onions can be added to the crock pot.
  • Banana Peppers: Replace the pepperoncini with a good substitute of banana pepper rings.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to make sliders for a crowd.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Cook in the Instant Pot on high for 55 minutes. Natural release for10 minutes, being careful of any remaining steam, unlock and remove the lid.
  • Use a different cheese: Try a pepper jack cheese, mozzarella cheese or a nice Italian blend to mix up the flavor.
  • Extra Peppers: Extra pepperoncini peppers are great on the top of this sandwich

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 739kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 29g | Cholesterol: 236mg | Sodium: 1082mg | Potassium: 878mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 870IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 268mg | Iron: 5mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: beef, crock pot, pot roast, sandwich, slow cooker

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5 thoughts on “Crock Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Sandwiches”

  1. 5 stars
    I just made a batch of these delicious Mississippi pot roast sandwiches to feed group of guys who have been here all afternoon helping my husband with a backyard project. Let me tell you, this recipe was easy to make and wildly delicious! Thanks for sharing it.

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