Shredded Beef for French Dips (Crock Pot)

Total Time
8hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 8 hrs

This is sooo good and easy. The first day we have French Dip sandwiches on crusty rolls, dipped in the broth. We then use the left over meat for hash or wrapped in flour tortillas. The left over broth gets saved in the freezer for recipes calling for beef broth. This makes a wonderful base recipe to make any type of beef soup. I have used this recipe for chicken also and it turns out delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place roast in crock pot with water to cover.
  2. Add bouillon, salt, and garlic powder.
  3. Place the bay leaves, peppercorns, oregano, and rosemary in a coffee filter and secure tightly with a rubber band or cooking twine. Add this to the pot.
  4. Cook on low for 8-9 hours. Remove coffee filter and discard. Remove meat and shred.


Most Helpful

Made very yummy sandwiches, and then I did freeze the broth to use later.

jane49423 December 28, 2009

This is one of the best roasts I have ever had! I halved the recipe, and it turned out great.

Scrivener1 December 09, 2008

This was an awesome recipe!!! My husband does not like beef very much and he said he loved this recipe. It is SO flavorful! I made hot beef sandwiches and saved the rest in the freezer!! Surprised there were any leftovers to save ;) Absolutely love the coffee filter idea. Genious!! It gave me an idea to make a few (packs) ahead of time with my bulk seasoning from Costco! Thanks for a wonderful recipe!!!

chef-extraordinaire January 18, 2008

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