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French Dip Sandwiches in the Instant Pot

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Make super simple French dip sandwiches in the instant pot for a deceptively easy dinner. It is a quick way to make a delicious roast beef sandwich with yummy gravy for dipping if desired.

Plate of french dip sandwiches with melted cheese on top with chips and small bowl of gravy to dip them in with instant pot in background.

Getting these French dip sandwiches on the table could not be easier. Melt some cheese on top and enjoy them with some au jous from the pot for an extra tasty meal.

Just because the schedule is full doesn’t mean you can’t have tasty home cooked meals. Luckily with a few tricks up your sleeve, you can serve something delicious without a lot of effort.

French dip sandwich ingredients ready to be put together.

All it takes is a little bit of planning and a collection of good recipes and you will be in business. One pot meals and skillet dinners are great options for all in one meals.

Appliances are another great way to make dinner easy. Breaking out a slow cooker or instant pot can really help to reduce dinnertime stress.

Making the sandwich filling

This recipe is super delicious with thinly sliced meat. The folks at your grocery store meat counter will likely do this for you if you ask.

Alternatively you can try it yourself. If you do this, it is easier to do if the meat is partially frozen.

You can also cook chunks of meat and she’d them if you prefer. Just add a couple of minutes to the cook time to make sure the meat is cooked through.

Saute the onions in the instant pot for a few minutes. Then add the meat and broth.

A few minutes under high pressure is all it takes to get the filling ready. Remove the meat from the juice and load it up on buns.

Dipping french dip sandwich with melted cheese into small bowl of au jous.

Add some cheese and you could really be ready to eat. To take them to the next level, toss them under the broiler for a minute.

Now serve the sandwiches with a small bowl of the broth. Dip your sandwich in for a fabulous entree.

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Plate of french dip sandwiches and potato chips in front of instant pot.

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Yield: 8 Sandwiches

French Dip Sandwiches in the Instant Pot

Plate of french dip sandwiches with melted cheese on top with chips and small bowl of gravy to dip them in with instant pot in background.

Make super simple French dip sandwiches in the instant pot for a deceptively easy dinner. It is a quick way to make a delicious roast beef sandwich with yummy gravy for dipping if desired.

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. of sliced sirloin beef
  • 1/2 onion sliced thin
  • 2 tablespoons of minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce
  • 10oz can of French onion soup
  • 14oz can of beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon of pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 4 slices of provolone
  • 8 split top rolls

Instructions

    1. Set the instant pot to sauté and add the oil, sliced onion and garlic. Sauté until the onions are translucent. Add the beef and sauté for a minute or two.
    2. Add broth, Worcestershire, soup, salt and pepper and pressure cook on high for 3 minutes.
    3. Manually release pressure and strain the juice into a bowl.
    4. Once meat and onion are strained, place in a roll, top with a half slice of provolone and set sandwiches under a broiler for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
    5. Serve sandwiches with reserved broth as a dipping sauce.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 338Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 66mgSodium: 854mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 24g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

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Make super simple French dip sandwiches in the instant pot for a deceptively easy dinner. It is a quick way to make a delicious roast beef sandwich with yummy gravy for dipping if desired.

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Sandy Rees

Monday 1st of November 2021

Your French Dip sandwiches look really good.

Andrea Nine

Monday 1st of November 2021

I love a good French dip! This sounds easy and delicious! Happy new week, happy new month!

Carlee

Monday 1st of November 2021

It's hard to believe it's November already! Thanks, Andrea!

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