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Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

Juicy slow cooked beef sandwiches, topped with melty swiss cheese and served with a quick au jus sauce!
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Tiffany


  • 4 hoagie rolls, sliced lengthwise
  • 8 slices swiss cheese
  • 1 1/2 - 2 pounds beef roast (loin, or shoulder)
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 medium onion, quartered
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups beef broth/beef stock
  • 6 cups water


  • Place roast in slow cooker. Sprinkle dried thyme over roast. Add quartered onion (just place the pieces anywhere in the pot).
  • In a bowl whisk together soy sauce, garlic, bay leaf, pepper, beef stock, and water. Pour into slow cooker. Cover and cook on high 4 hours or on low 8 hours.
  • When ready to serve, drain juices from the slow cooker and transfer to a serving bowl. Discard onions and bay leaf.
  • Shred roast with 2 forks. Place shredded beef on sliced hoagie rolls. Top with sliced swiss cheese. Place open under broiler in the oven for about 3-5 minutes until cheese is melted. Serve with reserved juices from the roast.