Pressure Cooker French Dip Sandwiches Recipe
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Pressure Cooker French Dip Sandwiches Recipe

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Beef chuck roast gives this classic sandwich and its rich broth a hearty flavor. Add a crusty roll and you have a filling meal. This is also a great "do-ahead" recipe that can be prepared several days before serving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 1 hour
MAKES: 8-10 servings


  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (about 3 pounds)
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled
  • Sliced French bread

Nutritional Facts

1/3 pound: 237 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 378mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 27g protein.


  1. Place roast on a rack in a pressure cooker; sprinkle with oregano, rosemary, seasoned salt and pepper. Add broth, bay leaf and garlic. Close cover securely; place pressure regulator on vent pipe.
  2. Bring cooker to full pressure over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-high and cook for 1 hour. (Pressure regulator should maintain a slow steady rocking motion; adjust heat if needed.)
  3. Remove from the heat. Immediately cool according to manufacturer's directions until pressure is completely reduced. remove beef; shred with two forks. Discard bay leaf and garlic from broth. Serve shredded beef on French bread with broth for dipping. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as French Dip Sandwiches in Country Woman September/October 2004, p40

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valdater User ID: 5632060 245840
Reviewed Mar. 22, 2016

"Didn't like the herbs and spices in tis"

soozy87 User ID: 8721522 242752
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2016

"Excellent! Followed the recipe as presented and it turned out great! The dipping juices were excellent. The meat was tender. The recipe was very easy to follow!"

skipperstrucking User ID: 4577232 149257
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"I made this last week. I prepared it exactly by the recipe. Turned out great, super tender. You do end up with alot of dipping broth, enough that you could use it in another recipe it is loaded with flavor. The sauce is also great to use when you reheat the chuck roast. After the broth cools in the refrigerator, just skim off the fat and all you are left with is pure culinary moonshine"

sstetzel User ID: 158954 109428
Reviewed Feb. 27, 2014

"I made this in a slow cooker today, used a bottom round roast. Worked great! The herby flavors shine through. Served it on rolls that I spread with garlic butter and broiled, then piled with shredded beef and smoked gouda cheese. SO good!"

mighead User ID: 3822464 149255
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2009

"Use the juices left in the pressure cooker for the dipping broth."

highimage User ID: 2796722 143468
Reviewed May. 13, 2008

"How do you make the broth for the dip?"

Givendoly User ID: 2186987 59680
Reviewed May. 13, 2008

"Try a crock pot. I make country style boneless pork ribs in Woody's cookin sauce that pull apart with a fork this way. UMMM, good!"

gerhartl User ID: 2914629 142959
Reviewed Apr. 3, 2008

"Would love to make this but don't have a pressure cooker. Is there an alternate method?"

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