Are you drooling? These Slow Cooker Roast Beef Dip Sandwiches are your perfect weekend or dinner crockpot recipe.
Slow Cooker Roast Beef Dip Sandwiches
My husband would eat beef for every meal if he could. He’s your typical carnivore who wants meat, morning, noon and night. Me? Not so much.
I swear my husband gets butterflies in his stomach when I put a beef roast on the shopping list. He knows I like the ones held together with string. They always seem to come out the most tender.
I love using my slow cooker to make big hanks of meat because you can rarely ruin it. When I’m not making my popular Mississippi Roast, these Slow Cooker Roast Beef Dip Sandwiches are another favorite. I like having the option to serve with potatoes, or slice and serve on a crisp ciabatta roll for a simple French Dip Sandwich. We just use the broth, but you could certainly add a little Au jus to the beef broth for a more traditional flavor. Both are fantastic! Try these Gluten Free French Dip Sandwiches if you’re not eating wheat.
Sear the Meat
I like to sear the meat first before placing in the crockpot. They say it seals in the juices. It also gives it a nice brown crust.
Follow the recipe below and then sit back knowing that dinner is planned for later. That’s the beauty of using your slow cooker. You know what you’re having. No more 4pm panic, trying to figure out what you can throw together. If you don’t have a slow cooker, use my affiliate link for this one that I found for $29.50.
You’ll want to reserve the juices for your dipping sauce. If there’s not enough, go ahead and add more beef broth, or use a packet of Au Jus. You only need about a 1/2 cup per person for dipping.
Toast your buns
Any bun will work. You can use hoagie rolls too. I happen to like the ciabatta roll for it’s shape and airy crisp texture.
Slice the Meat
Slice the meat as thin as you can, (here’s a great knife for slicing roast beef) then place on your toasted ciabatta roll. This is the time a meat slicer would come in handy. Sometimes, I like to place the sliced meat back into the crock to gather a little more juice before placing on my rolls.
Add the Cheese
Top with your provolone and broil for just a bit to get that mouth watering cheesy crust.
Now how’s that for dinner? I’m confident you’re going to love these Slow Cooker Roast Beef Dip Sandwiches! Serve with a side salad and you’re done!
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