Thursday, January 20, 2011

French Dip Sandwiches

These are the best French Dip sandwiches and SO easy!

French Dip Sandwiches

1 2.5-3 lb. beef roast (you can use a frozen roast if you want)
2 Tbsp. olive oil
salt and pepper
2 1-ounce packages dry onion soup mix
2 c. water
2 cans beef broth
6-8 large buns
Swiss, provolone, or mozzarella cheese, shredded or sliced.

Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat and rub roast with salt and pepper.

When very hot, carefully place roast in pan and sear on all sides. You're not cooking the meat, you're just browning it quickly on all sides to add flavor and seal in the juices.

Place in crock pot and sprinkle with onion soup mix. Pour water and beef broth over roast.

Cook 8-10 hours on low or cook 4-5 hours on high and another 3-4 hours on low. When the meat is ready, shred with a fork.

Place meat in crusty rolls or bread. Top with cheese and broil open-faced in the oven or toaster oven for a few minutes, until bread is golden and cheese is melted.

Ladle juices into small cups for dipping and enjoy!

Photos and Recipe from: Our Best Bites

1 comment:

  1. I have made these twice... I love "Our Best Bites" thanks to you :) James and I love them and they are sooo easy. Keep the good recipes coming!


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