Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches: Chuck roast is served on a french roll with melty cheese and a delicious dish of au jus for dipping. It is gently cooked in meaty broth until it is tender. This delicious classic is a household staple and ideal for hectic days, get-togethers, game days, or whenever you’re in the need of some classic comfort food!
These savory French dip sandwiches are easy to prepare and an easy family dinner that is loved by a lot of people! You’ll love how you can easily customize this sandwich to fit your needs.
Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches
This is known as “beef dip” in some places. There are many variations to this sandwich. And whichever way, this yields delicious results!
What You Need To Make These Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches:
- Boneless beef chuck roast
- Condensed beef consommé
- Condensed beef broth
- Condensed French onion soup
- Red wine (optional)
- French rolls
- Cheese slices (mozzarella, provolone, or Swiss)
To make this recipe gluten-free (you should use these ingredients instead):
- Use gluten-free French Rolls.
To Make Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches
Step 1: Season the roast with pepper to taste and brown if desired.
Step 2: In a slow cooker, place the beef.
Step 3: Whisk the soups and wine in a large bowl. Pour this over the beef.
Condensed beef broth:
Step 4: Cover and set to cook for 6 to 8 hours on low or 4 hours on high.
Step 5: On a cutting board, transfer the beef when ready. Slice using a knife or shred using two forks.
Step 6: In the cooker, reserve the juice (au jus) and keep it warm.
Step 7: On a baking sheet, place the (split) rolls. On the rolls, place the beef and top with cheese. Bake until the cheese begins to bubble and melt.
Step 8: Serve the sandwich with a bowl of au just for dipping.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to serve
Shred the beef and mix it with the cooking liquid. Serve on some toasted rolls sprayed with butter, then top with cheese. Or enjoy as directed in the recipe with a side of green salad, french fries, or coleslaw.
Do we need to sear the meat first?
No, but it’s recommended for another layer of flavor. It’s worth the little extra effort!
Is it okay to use frozen roast?
Of course. You can use it straight from the freezer and increase the cooking time by a few hours.
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