Healthy Take on a French Dip Sandwich

Healthy Take on a French Dip Sandwich

Moe appeared on KFDM Channel 6 News in Beaumont to showcase a new Texas Beef Council recipe, harnessing the power of a slow cooker to help prepare a delicious, healthy meal with minimal active prep time. Watch the video or see the full recipe below.


Sweet Onion & Pepper Beef Sandwiches with Au Jus

Makes 8-10 Servings

Prep Time: 6 1/4 hr – 7 1/4 hr High, 8 1/4 hr – 9 1/4 hr Low


  • 3 to 3-1/2 pounds beef Stew Meat, cut into 1 to 1-1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 medium sweet onions, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 2 red bell pepper, cut lengthwise into 1-inch wide strips
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup no salt added tomato paste
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 to 10 French bread rolls, split, warmed
  • Reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese, pepperoncini, pepper rings, assorted olives


  1. Place onions in 5-1/2 quart slow cooker; top with beef, then pepper slices. Combine beef broth, tomato paste, soy sauce and garlic; add to slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH 6 to 7 hours or LOW 8 to 9 hours or until beef is fork-tender. (No stirring is necessary during cooking.) Skim fat from cooking liquid, if necessary.
  2. Serve beef and vegetables in rolls with toppings, as desired. Serve au jus for dipping, if desired.


Source: Texas Beef Council


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