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Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

So quick and easy! Load up the slow cooker early in the day and then forget it. Come dinner time, glorious tender beef with au jus all ready to go for the best French Dip Sandwiches, ever!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 hrs
Course: Sandwiches
Cuisine: American, French
Servings: 10
Calories: 335kcal
Cost: $10


  • 5 or 6 qt. slow cooker


  • 4 pounds boneless beef roast
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 beef bouillon cube
  • water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 3 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 10 French rolls


  • Remove and discard all visible fat from the roast. Place trimmed roast in a 5 or 6 quart slow cooker. 
  • 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 slow cooker, and cook on Low heat for 10 to 12 hours, or until meat is very tender.
  • Remove meat from broth, reserving broth.
  • Shred meat with a fork, and distribute on sliced rolls. Serve with reserved broth for dipping.


Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 819mg | Potassium: 631mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 4mg