meati™ Animal-Free Italian Beef Sandwich

Thinly sliced Classic Steak simmered with spiced veggies then piled onto French rolls and topped with giardiniera.

Serves: 4
Made with: Classic Steak
Prep time
10 min
Cook time
55 min
Total time
65 min


  • 4 Meati Classic Steak Cutlets, thawed 
  • 8 c water 
  • 4 c green bell peppers, cut into ¼-inch strips 
  • 3 c white onions, cut into ¼-inch strips 
  • ½ c Roasted Vegetable Base 
  • 2 heaping Tbsp garlic, minced 
  • 1 ½ Tbsp red chili flakes 
  • 2 Tbsp dried oregano 
  • 1 ½ tsp ground black pepper 
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 4 Turano French Rolls, toasted 
  • Marconi Giardiniera Relish, for serving 


  1. Very thinly slice the Meati Steak Cutlets and set aside. 
  2. To a medium pot over medium-high heat, add the water, bell peppers, onions, roasted vegetable base, garlic, chili flakes, oregano, black pepper, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and let cook until peppers are soft and liquid has reduced, about 30 minutes. 
  3. Add the sliced Meati Cutlets and continue to simmer until the internal temperature reaches 165°F, about 15 minutes. 
  4. Dip the inside of the Turano Roll in the liquid, place the Italian Meati inside the roll, top with giardiniera relish, and serve. 


  • Make sure to dip the sandwiches and serve immediately once the Italian beef is ready. 

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