French Dip Subs with Beer Dipping Sauce

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

Updated: Oct. 22, 2022
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
French Dip Subs with Beer Dipping Sauce Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich with 1/4 cup au jus: 345 calories, 9g fat (3g saturated fat), 47mg cholesterol, 926mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.