French Dip Sandwiches in the Crock Pot

Laurie Sanders


My friend gave me this recipe which she got from a friend who got it from They are so good and so easy! I don't usually use a four pound roast for us -- just one or two but the same amount of broth. I use the leftover broth as a base for soup or gravy for a pot pie.


★★★★★ 4 votes

10 Min
10 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 4 lb
    boneless beef roast
  • 1/2 c
    soy sauce
  • 1
    beef bouillon cube
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 3
    whole black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp
    crushed dried rosemary (or 1 sprig fresh)
  • 1 tsp
    dried or fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1 tsp
    garilic powder or use two cloves of fresh
  • 20 slice
    french bread (or 10 hoagie rolls)

How to Make French Dip Sandwiches in the Crock Pot


  1. Remove and discard all visible fat from the roast and brown on all sides in a frying pan with a little oil. Place in slow cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and pour over the roast. Add enough water to almost cover roast. Cover, and cook on low heat for 10 to 12 hours or until meat is very tender.
  3. Remove meat from broth. Reserve broth. Shred meat with a fork and distribute on bread for sandwiches. Serve with broth for dipping. You may want to slightly toast the bread before making your sandwiches.

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About French Dip Sandwiches in the Crock Pot

Course/Dish: Beef Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American

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