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Sliced Beef Pizzaiola

Sliced Beef Pizzaiola a fast and easy Italian Recipe, thin beef slices in a perfectly spiced tomato sauce. Makes the best Sandwich too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: main dishes
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4
Calories: 406kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen


  • 1 pound of sliced beef (not too thick approximately 4 or 5 slices) (500 grams)
  • 1 can marzano tomatoes (400 grams)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil (39 grams)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 clove of garlic chopped
  • dash of hot pepper flakes if desired
  • 1/2 cup water (120 grams)
  • 4-5 fresh basil leaves


  • In a medium frying pan add 2 tablespoons of olive oil, tomatoes, half the salt, oregano, garlic, hot pepper flakes (if desired) and basil, stir to combine, then add fresh basil and water,  add slices of beef, stir gently to cover with sauce then drizzle with the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil and remaining half of the spices.  
  • Cook on low heat with the lid 1/4 uncovered for approximately 25 minutes (turning after 15 minutes), then uncover and raise heat and continue to cook for an additional 5 minutes until thickened (but not too thick).  Top with fresh basil.   Enjoy!


  • In a medium frying pan add 2 tablespoons olive oil,  sliced pepper strips (2 medium peppers sliced), 1 teaspoon oregano, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1 clove garlic chopped.  Cook on medium until peppers are soft and browned.  Stirring occasionally.


  • Slice a large Italian bun in half.  Top with some fried peppers (or mushrooms or desired veggie).  A slice of Pizzaiola and some sauce, top with a couple of slices of mozzarella.  Serve hot.  Enjoy!


Calories: 406kcal | Protein: 20g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 348mg | Potassium: 354mg | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 3mg