French Dip Sandwich/ Feasting in Fellowship Friday

This is one of my all time favorite sandwiches. I love how tender this roast is when it simmers all day in the crock pot! Serve with a buttered bun, melted swiss, and au jus for dipping… Mmmm!

Trim off fat from roast

Slice red onions

In a medium pan heat oil on medium high and brown roast on both sides.
(This will not cook the meat on the inside, just the first 1/2 inch on the outside)

Add one can of french onion soup and 2 cups of beef broth to crock pot

Add roast to crock pot 

Saute onions in the same oil and pan used for roast.

Place onions on roast, cover with lid and let simmer in crock pot on high for 6 hours. 

Roast will be very tender and flake apart easily when done. 

Open hoagie buns, butter and spread swiss cheese on one side. Broil for 5 mins until cheese is melted.

Add roast, onions, and au jus on top. 
Slice and serve with a side of au jus! Mmmm…
French Dip Sandwiches(Makes 6)

3 lb boneless rump roast
1 can french onion soup
2 cups beef broth
1 large red onion sliced
3 Tbsp olive oil (for browning/sauteing)
6 hoagie buns

Trim fat from roast. Pour oil in a pan and heat on med-high, add roast. Brown roast on both sides. Place soup and broth in the crock pot. Add roast to the crock pot. Saute onions in the pan you used for the roast with the same oil/drippings. Place onions on top of roast and cover crock pot (your roast will not be completely covered). Let simmer on high for 6 hours. Roast will flake apart easily- tear pieces apart to place on buns. Butter buns, add swiss cheese to one side and broil for 5 mins. Place meat on the other side and top with onions and drizzle with au jus. Serve with a side of au jus for dipping.

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  1. The Every Day Extraordinary says:

    Inspired by your posts about ministry–I realized something yesterday at the market as I attempted to grab a couple breakfast items for St. Patrick's Day. I picked up an extra box of lucky charms and a half gallon of milk. My neighbors have three kids whose young mom is recovering from a liver transplant..even a small gesture (milk and cereal) with a handmade card is a blessing to those in need. I felt encouraged that everything counts and I don't have to do it all–just do something!! Aha moment for me!!!

  2. DoleValleyGirl says:

    Thanks for hosting! Your French dip recipe inspires me to make some — my husband loves them. 🙂

  3. Concetta says:

    Thank you for hosting. One of our favorite sandwiches.

  4. ministrytomotherhood says:

    One of my favorite meals! Thanks for sharing. I'll definitely be trying this recipe. 🙂

  5. April @ The 21st Century Housewife says:

    I love this classic dish, Janelle, and your crock pot version makes it easy! Thank you for sharing it, and for hosting.

  6. I just read the email you sent then I thought before I go I want to see what Janelle cooked up today:-) I am so glad I did as I took out a little three pound roast last night and drew a blank..LOL! Now I know what to cook for dinner and I have to buzz by the store anyway so I can get the rolls and cheese:-) Have a great day dear friend!

  7. Janelle Nehrenz says:

    Everyday Extra- You are so right…a small gesture means ALOT! What a joyful story that is…I bet that family felt so blessed by you!!!! Thank you Ladies…Suzanne, what a coincidence! So glad I could help! haha! Love to you, Janelle

  8. Jennifer says:

    Oh my husband would be thrilled if I made this for him! Your photos just make me drool…everything always looks so yummy.
    Have a wonderful weekend 🙂

  9. Stefanie says:

    OH, this looks delicious! I will have to put it on my menu for next week. Thanks for sharing it!

  10. Courtney (Women Living Well) says:

    Ummm…I see another recipe for Women Living Well lol!!! :-)!!! Woohoo!!!You are incredible girl!

  11. Janelle Nehrenz says:

    Awww..thanks Ladies 🙂

  12. Darlene Schacht says:

    I'll often order that in a restaurant. I love it!! Looks delicious, Janelle!

  13. Janelle Nehrenz says:

    Thanks Darlene! 🙂

  14. Janelle, I put 2 big roasts in the roaster yesterday before church, and then had 10 people come over after the service, and it was a huge hit. They ate every bit. Thanks for the recipe, and for the encouragement to share a meal. THANKS!!!

  15. Janelle Nehrenz says:

    Karen…what a wonderful idea! Doesn't it feel so good to have people over? I just love it…to be the house that offers food and comfort, what a blessing. Thank YOU!

  16. That French Dip looks killer good. I'm salivating and have just finished a roast chicken dinner. Thanks for the recipes!

  17. Janelle Nehrenz says:

    You are welcome Dawn!

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