The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwich Recipe

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If you’re craving a French Dip sandwich – this recipe is the one for you. An easy, weeknight dinner – especially if you have kiddos back in school this time of year. Growing up, my dad owned a restaurant (Big 10) and they were known for their toasted, sub sandwiches which is where my love for a good warm sandwich began. I quickly began 

And now in this busy season of life, what better way to prep for dinner than a dump-style crockpot dinner?

Aa culinary delight that combines ease with indulgence – the Crockpot French Dip Sandwich. Imagine tender, juicy beef slow-cooked to perfection, nestled between two slices of crusty bread, and accompanied by a savory au jus for dipping. This effortless yet incredibly flavorful recipe is a game-changer for busy days or when you simply crave a comforting meal without the fuss. Let’s dive into the simplest and most satisfying Crockpot French Dip Sandwich recipe that will elevate your sandwich game effortlessly. 

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

Ingredients 

  • 4 lbs beef roast (chuck roast works best)
  • 10.5 oz can of condensed French Onion soup
  • 12 oz beef broth
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon of black pepper
  •  1 teaspoon of salt

For the Sandwich:

  • 6 French Rolls/Sub Buns (these are my favorite if you can find them!) 
  • 6 Slices Provolone Cheese

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

Directions

Add liquids & seasonings to the crockpot. Stir until mixed in.

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

Add in the beef & set the crockpot to high.

If you prefer to slice the beef, cook for 3-4 hours, then remove the beef from the crockpot while still slightly firm & slice very thinly. If you prefer to shred the beef (easier, recommended), cook for 5 hours and shred with a fork or hand mixer.

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Lightly butter bun & toast slightly in the oven.

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

Remove meat from crockpot and pile meat on a sub bun. Top with cheese. 

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

Bake buns in the oven for 4 minutes, or until the cheese is melted & browned

Serve immediately with reserved liquids (au jus) for dipping! 

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches       

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

The Easiest Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 hours 10 minutes

A classic, easy meal, perfect for a busy week ahead.

    Ingredients

    • Ingredients
    • - 4 lbs beef roast (chuck roast works best)
    • - 10.5 oz can condensed French Onion soup
    • - 12 oz beef broth
    • - 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • - 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
    • - 1 teaspoon of black pepper
    • - 1 teaspoon of salt
    • For the Sandwich:
    • - 6 French Rolls/Sub Buns
    • - 6 Slices Provolone Cheese

    Instructions

    1. Add liquids & seasonings to crockpot. Stir until mixed in.
    2. Add in the beef & set the crockpot to high
    3. If you prefer to slice the beef, cook 3-4 hours, then remove beef from the crockpot while still slightly firm & slice very thinly
    4. If you prefer to shred the beef (easier, recommended), cook for 5 hours and shred with fork or hand mixer
    5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
    6. Lightly butter bun & toast slightly in oven
    7. Remove meat from crockpot and pile meat on sub bun. Top with cheese
    8. Bake buns in the oven for 4 minutes, or until the cheese is melted & browned
    9. Serve immediately with reserved liquids (au jus) for dipping
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