Saturday, December 29, 2012

Slow Cooker Beef Dip Sandwiches

Where do I begin to describe these amazingly tender and luscious sandwiches. You know, I think I'm gonna call them sexy. Yes, I said sexy. These are the sandwiches you make for your man if you are trying to get a ring on your finger or maybe just trying to get him to finish that honey-do list or heck, maybe you just want to sweeten him up a bit. These will do the trick, I'm tellin' ya.
 Try with some homemade french fries and boy, was this a fantastic meal! And it was made in my slow cooker - whoopee!

3-4 lb. Beef Round Steak (or any type of beef roast)
1 packet Onion Soup Mix
1 packet Au Jus Seasoning
1 (15 oz) can of Beef Broth or Stock
½ cup water
4 slices mozzarella cheese
Sub rolls (I like Bolillo Rolls)


Put beef roast in slow cooker. In a medium bowl, combine Beef broth, Onion soup mix, Au Jus seasoning and water and stir until combined. Pour mixture over beef, put cover on slow cooker and cook on low for about 8 hours. An hour before serving, shred meat with two forks or take it out and slice thinly. Place meat back in the slow cooker for another hour.

When ready to serve, place several slices of beef on roll, add sliced mozzarella cheese and place under the broiler (or use broil option on toaster oven). Watch carefully, broil for just a couple of minutes until cheese is melted and roll is just slightly toasted.

Serve sandwich with a bit of Au Jus from the slow cooker (you may want to strain it first). Also, I added just a bit more beef broth to our Au Jus.

Cook's Note: Optional toppings include sauteed onions, green peppers and mushrooms.

Also, instead of the water, you can substitute with more beef stock if you like.

Here's another picture in case you need a little more convincing.

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