October 25, 2011

French Dip Sandwiches in the Slow Cooker

from Recipe Shoebox

2-1/2-3 lb beef roast
2 (14.5 oz each) cans beef broth
2 cups water
2 pkgs (1 oz each) dry onion soup mix (like Lipton's)
salt and pepper
2 TBS. oil
Crusty rolls
cheese slices

1.  In a skillet on medium high heat add oil.  While it is heating, salt and pepper roast on all sides.  In the skillet sear meat on all sides (Don't try to cook the roast just brown each side a little).

2.  Transfer the roast to a crockpot.  Pour onion soup mix on top of roast.  Add beef broth and water.  Cook on low for 8-10 hours.  Or cook on high for 4-6 hours .  When meet shreds easily with a fork, shred the entire roast .

3.  Serve on sliced crusty rolls and melt cheese on top if desired.  Use juice from meat as au jus for dipping.

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