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French Dip Subs with Beer au Jus Recipe

French Dip Subs with Beer au Jus Recipe

These savory subs make a family-pleasing meal that comes together in no time. The tender roast beef goes great with the hearty beer dipping sauce and a garnish of banana peppers.—Susan Simons, McKenna, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound thinly sliced deli roast beef
  • 2 tablespoons spicy ketchup
  • 4 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) dark beer or nonalcoholic beer
  • 6 hoagie buns, split


  • 1. In a large skillet, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute. Add the roast beef, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, basil, oregano and pepper. Stir in beer. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • 2. Using a slotted spoon, place beef on buns. Serve with cooking juices. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich with 1/4 cup au jus equals 345 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 926 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.