Simple French Dip Sandwiches
Makes: 6 to 8 servings
Prep 15 mins | Cook 10 hrs to 11 hrs (low) or 5 to 5 1/2 hours (high)
1 3- to 3-1/2-pound boneless beef bottom round roast
1 tablespoon cooking oil
2 large sweet onions, cut into thin wedges
2 14-ounce cans seasoned beef broth with onion
1 0.6-ounce envelope au jus gravy mix
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
6 - 8 hoagie buns, split and toasted if desired
1. Trim fat from meat. In a large skillet, brown roast on all sides in hot oil; drain off fat.
2. Place onions in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Place meat on top of onions. In a bowl, whisk together broth, gravy mix, and pepper. Pour over meat in cooker.
3. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 10 to 11 hours or on high-heat setting for 5 to 5 1/2 hours. Transfer meat to a cutting board. Slice meat across the grain and return to cooker to keep warm. With a slotted spoon, remove meat and onions and serve on hoagie buns. Serve with bowls of cooking juices for dipping.
Nutrition facts: Servings Per Recipe 6, cal. (kcal) 611, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 132, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 57, Monosaturated fat (g) 5, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 10, pro. (g) 60, vit. A (IU) 49, vit. C (mg) 4, Thiamin (mg) 1, Riboflavin (mg) 1, Niacin (mg) 18, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 2, Folate (µg) 121, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 4, sodium (mg) 1504, Potassium (mg) 873, calcium (mg) 141, iron (mg) 6, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.