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french dip

Recipe by
Samantha Bideau
Louisville, KY

I was first introduced to French Dip sandwiches at O'Charley's. While this may not taste just like theirs but it still does not disappoint. I find it easier to let the dip cool or chill before removing the fat. It will create a semi-hard layer on top that is easy to crack and remove.

yield 12 servings
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For french dip

  • 2 lb
    round roast
  • 3 c
  • 1 c
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1
    bay leaf
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 12
    sandwich rolls
  • 12 slice
    provolone cheese

How To Make french dip

  • 1
    Place the roast in the slow cooker. Add the water, soy sauce, and seasonings.
  • 2
    Cover and cook on high 5-6 hours
  • 3
    Remove the roast from the slow cooker. Thinly slice or shred. Keep warm
  • 4
    Strain the broth from the slow cooker, and skim off fat. Pour the broth into small cups for dipping
  • 5
    Serve the beef with the cheese slices on the rolls.