French Dip Sandwiches

blog 296GI Joe took me to eat dinner when we were dating after a tennis tournament.  How romantic!  He ordered a French Dip Sandwich.  I had no idea what he was eating.  I just ordered a hamburger. 

 When the waitress brought it I thought to myself, ” This is what my Mama called a hot roast beef sandwich.”   Au Jus -  we won’t even go there!   

Here is another quick and easy meal using the crockpot.    Very Tasty!  It is  one of my Southern Living recipes I use regularly.  Hope you will, too.   This recipe make 12 servings.  Half  the recipe and you still have leftovers.

 

French Dip Sandwiches

  • 1 4 lb boneless chuck roast
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 beef bouillon cube in 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • French rolls , split

Place a crockpot liner in the slow cooker.  Put roast in.  Combine all ingredients except rolls.  Add water to cooker until roast is almost covered.  Cook on LOW 7 hours.  Remove roast, reserving broth: shred roast with a fork.  Place roast in rolls and serve with au jus for dipping.  Yield 12 servings

Happy Cooking,

The Teacher Cooks

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15 Comments

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15 responses to “French Dip Sandwiches

  1. lailablogs

    Looks absolutely delicious ..
    Laila .. http://lailablogs.com/

  2. Amy

    Oh yummy!! I just saw a commercial for a french dip on TV. Your’s looks so much better! We need to make that one!!
    Thanks for sharing!

  3. Amy

    sure-you can put me on your blog roll. I don’t mind. In fact, all my students even read my blog:-)

    Thank you!!

  4. Amy

    By the way, thank you for such the sweet comment on my blog! You always have the kindest words to say!!! I had some good teachers;-)
    Thanks again!
    Love you!

  5. taylor roddy

    these look DEICIOUS : )

    thanks for posting!

  6. brett anderson

    looks good

  7. Elizabeth

    I knew roast took a while, but 7 hours!

  8. Ashley Maryniak

    What is au jus? This looks great! Thanks for the recipe!

  9. Brooke Maryniak

    What is in au jus? This seems like a easy dinner to make, but it just takes a while haha. Thanks!

  10. I NEVER EVEN HEARD OF PEPPERCORN BEFORE I READ YOUR BLOG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)

  11. lesley baxley

    wow thats a long time to make that but hey i like food so im sure its worth it

  12. shane davis

    i love these things with honey bbq sacuce yours looks excellent

  13. imari daniels

    it looks like roast beef

  14. Alex

    This looks like a pretty tasty sandwhich! I have never heard of these ingredients: Rosemary, bay leaf, thyme, or peppercorn! So that shows that it takes all kinds of different recipe’s to make a yummy sandwhich!

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