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French Dip Sandwiches

French Dip Sandwich Recipe

Lil' Luna
These low maintenance French Dip Sandwiches are made with hearty beef and melted provolone cheese on a buttery toasted bun, and dipped in au jus!
4.92 from 12 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs 40 mins
Total Time 6 hrs 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, French
Servings 4
Calories 1107 kcal


  • 3-4 lb rib eye beef roast
  • 1 can beef broth
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 4 crusty hoaggie buns
  • 8 slices provolone cheese


  • Place roast in the slow cooker and pour water, beef broth, and soy sauce on top. Sprinkle with the spices, toss in the bay leaf, and cover.
  • Cook on low for 6 hours. Remove from slow cooker, slice, and place back in broth and cook on low 30 more minutes.
  • Place meat on a platter and strain all the broth into a bowl to serve with sandwiches.
  • Cut the buns in half. Spread butter on the inside of each half and place on a baking sheet. Broil of 1-2 minutes until lightly toasted. Turn oven to 350. Set the top buns aside, leaving the bottoms on the pan. Place meat on buns and top with cheese. Place in oven for 3-5 minutes until cheese begins to melt. Remove from oven, close bun, cute sandwich in half, and serve with au jus.


Calories: 1107kcalCarbohydrates: 36gProtein: 92gFat: 65gSaturated Fat: 31gCholesterol: 246mgSodium: 2988mgPotassium: 1118mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 545IUCalcium: 474mgIron: 18.1mg
Keyword French Dip Sandwich
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