Skinny French Dip Sandwiches

This sandwich was created in the early 20th century by a French deli owner in Los Angeles. Cooking the beef low and slow makes the meat fork tender, perfect for stuffing into crusty bread for sandwiches.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. lean bottom round roast
  • 1 large Vidalia or Walla Walla onion, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • 8 crusty rolls

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 275°F. Trim meat of all visible fat and place in a roasting pan. Arrange onion and garlic around roast. Sprinkle soy sauce, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper on top of the roast. Cover the pan with foil and roast for 2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 135°F. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 15 minutes.
  • Slice the meat thin and pile it on one side of the rolls. Top with the onions and cheese. Serve with the drippings from the roast.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. lean bottom round roast
  • 1 large Vidalia or Walla Walla onion, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. minced fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 slices provolone cheese
  • 8 crusty rolls

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 275°F. Trim meat of all visible fat and place in a roasting pan. Arrange onion and garlic around roast. Sprinkle soy sauce, thyme, rosemary, salt, and pepper on top of the roast. Cover the pan with foil and roast for 2 hours, or until the internal temperature reaches 135°F. Remove from the oven and allow to rest for 15 minutes.
  • Slice the meat thin and pile it on one side of the rolls. Top with the onions and cheese. Serve with the drippings from the roast.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories470
Total Fat19g
Saturated Fat9g
Cholesterol130mg
Sodium1450mg
Total Carbohydrate23g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars2g
Protein49g