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{VIDEO} Slow Cooker/Instant Pot Italian Beef (Paleo, Low-Carb, Keto)

  • Author: Fit SlowCooker Queen
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 hours
  • Total Time: 5 hours 10 mins
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


  • 2 1/23 pounds beef roast
  • 2 cups low-sodium beef broth
  • 8 ounces pepperoncini peppers
  • 8 ounces giardiniera, drained
  • 2 tablespoons Italian Salad Dressing Mix (see blog post for homemade)
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce (omit for whole30, paleo or make your own)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp oil (for pressure cooker)


Slow Cooker

  1. Add broth, garlic and Worchestershire sauce to the slow cooker. Stir to mix well. Add roast.
  2. Top roast with dry Italian salad dressing mix, pepperoncini and giardiniera.
  3. Cook HIGH 4-5 hours or LOW 8-10.
  4. Remove beef from slow cooker, shred and add the meat back in the slow cooker.

Electric Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot)

  1. Turn the pressure cooker to saute. Once hot, add the oil and beef. Brown beef on all sides, approximately 3-5 minutes per side. Remove roast from the pressure cooker.
  2. Add beef broth and deglaze the bottom of the pressure cooker by scraping all the bits off with a wooden spoon. Stir in the dry Italian salad dressing mix, garlic, and Worcestershire sauce.
  3. Add roast back to the pot. Top with pepperoncini peppers & giardiniera.
  4. Close lid and seal valve. Set high pressure and cook 25 minutes per pounds of meat. When done, natural release pressure 10 minutes then quick release remaining pressure.
  5. Shred beef and keep in the pressure cooker until ready to serve.