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Crock Pot French Dip on sheet pan
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5 from 24 votes

French Dip Sandwich

Easy dinner in your Crock Pot! Tender roast beef piled on a hoagie with Provolone cheese make these French Dip Sandwiches mouthwatering.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs 10 mins
Resting Time15 mins
Total Time8 hrs 35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 700kcal
Author: Julie Evink


  • 3-4 lb chuck roast or bottom round beef roast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1.25 oz pkg dry au jus mix
  • 12 oz beer
  • 3 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 12 slices provolone cheese
  • 8 hoagie rolls
  • 1 Tbsp freshly chopped parsley optional


  • Let roast rest at room temperature for at least 15 minutes before searing.
  • Season roast with salt, pepper and onion powder.
  • Add olive oil to skillet and medium heat. Sear roast on all sides in skillet.
  • Place roast in Crock Pot. Sprinkle the Au jus packet over the roast, then pour beer over the roast. Close lid and set to cook on low for 8 hours.
  • After cooking time is done remove lid and transfer meat to serving plate, shred meat.
  • Set oven to broil and place sandwich rolls on a baking sheet.
  • In a small bowl combine butter and garlic powder. Brush over rolls and broil under low heat for 3-4 minutes, just until golden brown.
  • Pile meat onto rolls and top with cheese. Return to broiler and heat just until cheese has started to melt.
  • Top sandwiches with freshly chopped parsley.
  • Strain liquid left in crock pot with a fine mesh strainer. Serve strained Au jus with sandwiches for dipping.



Nutrition facts are calculated with all of the aus jus being consumed.


Calories: 700kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 1001mg | Potassium: 634mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 565IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 356mg | Iron: 14.4mg