Recipe courtesy of The Pie Dump

French Dip

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 4 hr 40 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 20 min
  • Yield: 10 servings
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4 tablespoons garlic powder

4 tablespoons salt 

4 tablespoons ground pepper 

3 1/2 pounds beef roast 

10 hoagie buns, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Put garlic powder, salt and pepper in a roaster pan. Place roast on top, then roll to coat the roast, sprinkling some on top. Roast, uncovered, for 1 hour.
  3. Turn oven down to 350 degrees F.
  4. Add 1 1/2 gallons water to pan and cover with foil.
  5. Roast 3 hours. Let cool and thinly slice. Save liquid for au jus.
  6. Slice hoagie buns open and toast them. Add 4 ounces meat to each bun bottom. Put the bun tops on. Pour 4 ounces au jus into each of 10 small bowls. Serve with sandwiches for dipping.