Simple French Dip Sandwiches

Simple French Dip Sandwiches
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 hrs
Total Time:
10 hrs 15 mins


  • 1 3-3.5 pound boneless beef bottom round roast

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 2 large sweet onions, cut into thin wedges

  • 2 14 ounce cans seasoned beef broth with onion

  • 1 0.6 ounce envelope au jus gravy mix

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 6 - 8 hoagie buns, split and toasted if desired


  1. Trim fat from meat. In a large skillet, brown roast on all sides in hot oil; drain off fat.

  2. Place onions in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place meat on top of onions. In a bowl, whisk together broth, gravy mix, and pepper. Pour over meat in cooker.

  3. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 11 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 5 1/2 hours. Transfer meat to a cutting board. Slice meat across the grain and return to cooker to keep warm. With a slotted spoon, remove meat and onions and serve on hoagie buns. Serve with bowls of cooking juices for dipping.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

611 Calories
16g Fat
57g Carbs
60g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 611
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 132mg 44%
Sodium 1504mg 65%
Total Carbohydrate 57g 21%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 60g
Vitamin C 4.1mg 21%
Calcium 141.4mg 11%
Iron 6.3mg 35%
Potassium 873mg 19%
Folate, total 121mcg
Vitamin B-12 3.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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