Italian Beef au Jus

Carol Sherwood Batavia, NY

Prep. Time: 10 Minutes
Cooking Time: 8 Hours


  • 3–5-lb. boneless beef roast
  • 10-oz. pkg. dry au jus mix
  • 1 pkg. dry Italian salad dressing mix
  • 14½-oz. can beef broth
  • half a soup can water

Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 4-Quart


  1. Place beef in slow cooker.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients. Pour over roast.
  3. Cover. Cook on Low 8 hours.
  4. Slice meat and spoon onto hard rolls with straining spoon to make sandwiches. Or shred with 2 forks and serve over noodles or rice in broth thickened with flour.


To thicken broth, mix 3 Tbsp. cornstarch into ¼ cup cold water. Stir until smooth.

Remove ½ cup beef broth from cooker and blend into cornstarch-water. Stir back into broth in cooker, stirring until smooth.

Cook 10–15 minutes on High until broth becomes of gravy consistency.