Italian Shredded Beef


Enjoy the versatility of this easy slow-cook dish from pairing the Italian shredded beef with jasmine rice to stuffing a sandwich or wrap to mixing it in a salad — and it’s tasty just on its own!

by Bailey Zygutis, Nutritionist, Vitruvian Fitness

  • 2 tbs Grass-fed butter
  • 2 lbs Grass-fed beef steak or roast
  • 1 lg Red onion (diced)
  • 1/2 cup Cabernet Sauvignon
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • Pink salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste

  1. Heat instapot to sauté (or crockpot to high) and add butter.
  2. Once melted, add diced onion and sauté until lightly caramelized
  3. Add beef, browning each side for 1-2 minutes before adding water, wine, salt and pepper.
  4. Turn instapot to slow cook (or crockpot to low) and set for 8-10 hours, until meat easily shreds apart.

Serves 4 | Prep Time 30 min (cook time, 8-10 hours)


Grass-fed beef contains more anti-inflammatory omega-3 fats than its factory-farmed counterpart, which contains more inflammatory omega-6 fats. Opt for “grass-fed,” “certified organic” whenever possible!