Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins
From Rachel Ray, the quickest way to whip up a French Dip
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 shallot, chopped
- 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
- 1 1⁄2 ounces dry sherry (optional)
- 2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans beef consomme, found on broth and soups aisle or 2 (10 3/4 ounce) cans beef broth
- 1 1⁄2 lbs sliced deli roast beef
- montreal steak seasoning (Grill seasoning blend for steak) or coarse salt and pepper
- 4 torpedo sandwich buns, split
- In a large, shallow skillet over moderate heat, melt butter.
- Add shallots to butter and saute 2 minutes.
- Add flour to butter and shallot and cook a minute longer.
- Whisk in sherry and cook liquid out.
- Whisk in consomme in a slow stream.
- Bring sauce to a bubble and allow to simmer over low heat until ready to serve sandwiches.
- Pile meat loosely across your cutting board or a large work surface.
- Season meat with grill seasoning or salt and black pepper.
- Set out 4 ramekins or small soup cups for dipping sauce, 4 dinner plates and 4 split torpedo rolls.
- To assemble, using a pair of kitchen tongs, dip meat into loose au jus sauce and pile into rolls.
- Set ramekins or cups with extra dipping sauce along side the sandwiches.
Very simple and good. I couldn't help myself and added a slice on pepper jack cheese too. Thanks DeSouter for a nice lunch. Made for Cookbook Tag.
Super easy and a great weeknight dinner. DH was thrilled! :)
Raves all around for this one! Instead of the deli roast beef, I seasoned a flank steak with the Montreal steak seasoning that I then grilled and sliced thinly. It made a delicious French Dip! Thanks for posting the recipe.