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A slow cooker French Dip sandwich that's a perfect hot fix for cool weather. Dip, dip, dip it in some hearty au jus gravy!

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwich

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 8 1x


  • 34 lb. chuck roast
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups beef consomme/broth
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 tablespoon paprika

Sandwich assembly:

  • Hoagie rolls/crusty french baguette
  • Provolone cheese
  • Horseradish mustard/cream (optional)


  1. Season meat with salt and pepper to taste and sear over medium high heat until browned on both sides
  2. Transfer meat to a slow cooker and add in onions
  3. Combine consomme/broth with garlic, soy sauce, red wine vinegar, Creole seasoning, garlic and onion powders, oregano and paprika. Stir to mix
  4. Pour broth mixture over the meat, cover and cook for 8 hours on low
  5. Once cooked, remove the roast and shred with two forks
  6. To make a sandwich,  add some meat to a hoagie roll cut in half lengthwise and top with provolone cheese
  7. Broil at 450 degrees F for 5 minutes or until cheese has melted
  8. Dish and serve hot with au jus dip


Adapted from Creole Contessa