Chicago-Style Italian Roast Beef

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2008

In Chicago, spicy Italian roast beef usually starts with an inexpensive rump roast, which is marinated overnight. For home cooks, it makes sense to serve this roast for dinner-and make sure to have enough leftovers for sandwiches the next day.

SERVES 6 to 8

TIME 2 hours, plus 20 minutes resting

Chicago-Style Italian Roast Beef

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

In Chicago, spicy Italian roast beef recipes usually start with an inexpensive rump roast, which is marinated overnight—most often in a blend of Italian spices, garlic, vinegar, and oil (or even bottled Italian dressing)—then oven-braised i...

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