French Dip Sandwiches

French Dip Sandwiches


"Using a slow cooker to cook the meat to just-right tenderness, you too can serve a true French Dip to all of your friends and family during the cold winter nights! C'est si bon!"


12 h 10 m servings 372 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 372 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 14.4 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.8g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 29.6 g
  • 59%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 1173 mg
  • 47%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Remove and discard all visible fat from the roast. Place trimmed roast in a slow cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine soy sauce, bouillon, bay leaf, peppercorns, rosemary, thyme, and garlic powder. Pour mixture over roast, and 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, reserving broth. Shred meat with a fork, and distribute on bread for sandwiches. Used reserved broth for dipping.


  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 829 Ratings


OMYGOSH! I stuffed a tri-tip roast into the crockpot in the morning, went shopping, and came home to a wonderful aroma wafting through my house! Not only is this an easy dish, it has an outstand...

I've tried recipes similar to this and all are very is not necessarily better than another, each is good in its own way, with its own blend of flavors. This recipe differs from others...

Absolutely wonderful! I have made this many, many times and my guests always rave about it. I use sodium reduced soy sauce based upon previous reviews. I serve it using two 6-packs of hoagies an...

This has to be the best French Dip recipe I have made. I've lost tracked how many times I've made it but it is always a hit. I use a 4-5 lbs chuck roast, rubbing it with garlic powder, seasoni...

I enjoy using my slow cooker, and this is a recipe I was really looking forward to. In spite of the low rating, the flavour was actually not bad. But I found that there were three key issues I...

This is NOT your ordinary French Dip Sandwich! The mixture of soy sauce, rosemary and thyme gave it a unique and very different taste with a definite "kick". The meat just fell apart and stayed ...

I tried this last summer and my husband said it was the best roast I'd ever made. I tried the other recipe from this site (the one with beer & french onion soup) to compare them and then I made...

This was really good... we used regular soy sauce (1 cup instead of the 1/2 cup called for) and 3 cups of water, and it came out pretty salty, so next time we'll use reduced sodium soy sauce. Th...

This is a great recipe!! I used a 5 lb outside round roast and seasoned it with Montreal Steak spice and garlic powder and browned it in a skillet with some olive oil. I then put it in the cro...