Marinated Beef Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. + marinating Bake: 2-1/2 hours


12-14 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
This recipe from my sister-in-law is especially good when entertaining for New Year's and football games. No one walks away hungry after eating one of these hearty sandwiches. —Elizabeth Stoddart, West Lafayette, Indiana


  • 1-1/2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 small onions, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 beef rump roast or bottom round roast (4 pounds)
  • 12 to 14 sandwich rolls, split


  1. In a gallon-size resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients; add roast. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight, turning occasionally.
  2. Transfer roast and marinade to a Dutch oven. Cover and bake at 325° for 2-1/2 to 3 hours or until meat is tender. Thinly slice; serve beef and juice on rolls.

Nutrition Facts

5 ounce-weight: 404 calories, 10g fat (4g saturated fat), 78mg cholesterol, 1132mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 2g fiber), 34g protein.

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