Oregano, roasted red pepper, and garlic bring flavor to the forefront in this recipe. Let it marinate and cook in the slow cooker for a few hours, and then place on a bun with provolone cheese for an incredibly delicious meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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Instructions Checklist
  • Trim fat from meat. If necessary, cut meat to fit into a 1-1/2-quart slow cooker. Place meat in cooker. Sprinkle with oregano, crushed red pepper, and garlic. Pour tomato juice over all.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 7 to 8 hours or on high-heat setting for 3-1/2 to 4 hours. If no heat setting is available, cook for 6 to 7 hours.

  • Remove meat from cooker, reserving cooking juices. Using two forks, shred the meat. If desired, stir roasted pepper strips into shredded meat. Place shredded meat on bottoms of French bread pieces. Drizzle enough of the cooking juices over meat to moisten. Sprinkle shredded meat with cheese. Cover with tops of French bread pieces.

Nutrition Facts

303.9 calories; protein 26.4g 53% DV; carbohydrates 24.4g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 2.3g 9% DV; sugars 6.3g; fat 10.6g 16% DV; saturated fat 4.9g 24% DV; cholesterol 43.8mg 15% DV; vitamin a iu 404.5IU 8% DV; vitamin c 11.6mg 19% DV; folate 19.6mcg 5% DV; calcium 219.8mg 22% DV; iron 2.9mg 16% DV; magnesium 29.3mg 11% DV; potassium 539.4mg 15% DV; sodium 550.8mg 22% DV.