Just 3 ingredients (chuck roast, beef consommé and onions) is all you need to make this delicious recipe for Crock-Pot Easy French Dip Sandwiches. Bonus points because it can be made as a freezer meal too!
Slow Cooker Easy French Dip Sandwiches
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This was the first recipe we tried in our 10 Easy Freezer Meal list. For some reason I always figured French dip sandwiches to be hard to do and in reality it was super easy. My children got a kick out of dipping the sandwiches in the consomme and eventually started dipping everything they could into it (including their chips!)
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Crock-Pot Easy French Dip Sandwiches Recipe
- Hoagie Buns Or Rolls (Look for gluten free rolls or buns if on a GF diet)
- Remove the thick cartilage and fatty parts of the chuck roast.
- Cut the chuck roast into 5 to 6 pieces so that the meat fits in a 6 quart or larger slow cooker.
- Place the beef, chopped onions, and consomme into the slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH for 5 to 7 hours.
- Remove the chunks of roast an and shred the meat in a separate bowl.
- Strain the liquid in the slow cooker and discard any onion and other smaller pieces of meat to create your au jus for dipping.
- Place shredded meat on buns or rolls and serve little bowls of the au jus on the side for dipping your sandwiches in while eating.
- Place all ingredients into a 1 gallon size zippered freezer bag OR FoodSaver bag.
- Place bag on flat surface and seal bag closed while pressing out as much excess air as possible OR use your FoodSaver sealing system to vacuum seal the bag closed.
- Label bag with date prepared, name of recipe, ingredients and cooking instructions.
- Lay bag flat in freezer and allow to freeze for several hours. At that point you can stand the bags upright in your freezer if desired.
- Thaw meal for 24 hours in the refrigerator before placing contents of the freezer bag in the slow cooker and cooking according to the recipe directions.