Dinner, Lunch

Italian Beef Sandwiches

Cooking method:

Ninja® Foodi® XL Pressure Cooker Steam Fryer with SmartLid™
  • Prep time: 5 mins
  • Total time: 1h 10 mins
  • Skill easy
  • Serves 4 people

Italian Beef Sandwiches

Enjoy on game day or any time you’re craving a delicious sub/hoagie!


Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Dairy, Wheat


  • 2 1/2 pounds chuck roast
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups beef stock
  • 4 small yellow onions, peeled, cut in quarters
  • 1 jar (16 ounces) pepperoncini peppers
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 8 slices pepper jack cheese
  • 2 baguettes (18 inches each), cut in half

Cooking mode

When entering cooking mode - We will enable your screen to stay ‘always on’ to avoid any unnecessary interruptions while you cook!


  • Step 1

    Select SEAR/SAUTE and set to HIGH. Select START/STOP to begin. Allow to preheat for 5 minutes.

  • Step 2

    After 5 minutes add the canola oil to the pot followed by the meat. Sear each side of the beef for about 4 minutes or until a crust is formed.

  • Step 3

    Add beef stock, onions, pepperoncini peppers, and diced tomatoes to the pot. Stir with a rubber or wooden spatula until evenly combined. Gently scrape the bottom of the pot while stirring. After stirring, close the lid and move the slider to the PRESSURE position and make sure the pressure release valve is in sealed position.

  • Step 4

    Select PRESSURE, set temperature to HIGH, and time to 50 minutes. Select PRESSURE RELEASE and select QUICK. Press START/STOP to begin cooking.

  • Step 5

    When cooking is complete and steam is released, move the slider into the AIR FRY/STOVETOP position and carefully open the lid.

  • Step 6

    Use silicone-tipped tongs to shred the beef. Then assemble sandwiches, topping the shredded beef with sliced pepper jack cheese. Serve with a side of sauce for dipping.