Roast Beef on Weck

Total Time:
15 min
Prep:
5 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 sandwiches
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Kummelweck Rolls:
  • 2 tablespoons coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons caraway seed, whole
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup water, warmed
  • 12 hard rolls or Kaiser rolls
  • Beef on Weck Ingredients:
  • 1 cup au jus gravy, reserved from roasting the beef
  • 20 ounces cooked roast beef, sliced thinly
  • 3 ounces prepared horseradish
Directions
  • Combine equal parts coarse salt and whole caraway seed. Store in clean jar. Heat 1 cup water to a boil. Dissolve cornstarch in 1/2 cup warm water and add to boiled water. Return to a boil and thicken until it coats a spoon. Cool and store in refrigerator.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • To make kummelweck rolls, take 12 rolls and place on baking sheet. Brush top of rolls with cornstarch solution and sprinkle with seed mixture. Place in oven for 4 minutes or until kummelweck dries.

  • For the Beef on Weck: Heat au jus in saucepan until simmering. Dip sliced roast beef in hot au jus and place on cut kummelweck roll. Top with a dollop of horseradish and dip the top of the roll in the au jus.


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