French Onion Beef Au Jus

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 8-10




  • Slice onions in 1/4 inch slices, lightly brown onion slices in butter.
  • Combine soy sauce, onion soup mix, garlic, onions, coffee, and 4 cups water.
  • Place roast in 4-quart casserole or Dutch oven. Add soy sauce mixture and onions. Cover tightly and bake 2 1/2 hours in a 325 degree F oven or until beef is tender.
  • Remove roast and allow to rest 20 minutes before carving; keep broth hot.
  • Slice roast thinly across grain; return slices to liquid.
  • Slice french rolls lengthwise, butter and toast bread in 375 degree oven.
  • To serve, place hot beef slices, and onions on top of bread, sprinkle with grated cheese and broil until cheese is melted. Serve open-face with meat juices poured over each sandwich or closed with a bowl of broth like French Dip Sandwich.
  • Slow Cooker Directions: Place onions in 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 quart slow cooker and top with beef roast. Combine soy sauce, garlic, onion soup mix and 3 cups of water: omit butter. Pour over roast and cook on high for 5 hours or low for 8 hours. Finish preparation as above.