French Dip Sandwich

AuthorEmily G.
RatingDifficultyIntermediate
Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time1 hr 20 mins
 2 lbs Manhattan Roast
 Traeger Beef Rubas needed
 kosher saltas needed
 2 yellow onionsthinly sliced
 1 tbsp butter
 saltto taste
 1 qt beef stock
 1 spring thyme
 1 spring rosemary
 4 peppercorns
 2 cloves garlic
 2 hoagie rolls
 mayonnaiseas needed
 6 slices provolone cheese
1

When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

2

Season the roast liberally with Traeger Beef Rub and salt.

3

Place the roast directly on the grill grate and cook for 30 minutes until the exterior starts to caramelize and brown.

4

Reduce the grill temperature to 325℉ and continue to cook roast until the internal temperature reaches 125℉, about 30 minutes.

5

Remove roast from grill and let rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

6

After resting, thinly slice the meat on a meat slicer or with a very sharp knife. Set meat aside.

For the Caramelized Onions:
7

Place butter and onions in a sauté pan and cook over medium heat. Season liberally with salt and cook, stirring frequently, until the onions are browned and caramelized. If the bottom of the pan starts to stick before the onions are completely cooked through, add 1 tablespoon of water, scrape up the browned bits with a wooden spoon and continue to cook. When completely softened and caramelized, remove from the heat and set aside until ready to build the sandwiches.

For the Au Jus:
8

Place the ingredients for the au jus in a pot and bring to a simmer. Cook for 30 to 45 minutes, season liberally with salt and strain the solids out.

To Build the Sandwiches:
9

Toast the buns, cut-side down, on the grill for 5 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.

10

Place them toasted side up on a sheet tray. Spread the mayonnaise on the bun, top with the thinly sliced meat, then caramelized onions and cheese.

11

Place the tray directly on the grill grate with the temperature set to 500°F and cook just until the cheese is melted.

12

Serve sandwiches hot with Au jus. Enjoy!

CategoryMain DishCuisineAmericanCooking MethodGrilling, SmokingTags#grill, #smoking, #traeger

Ingredients

 2 lbs Manhattan Roast
 Traeger Beef Rubas needed
 kosher saltas needed
 2 yellow onionsthinly sliced
 1 tbsp butter
 saltto taste
 1 qt beef stock
 1 spring thyme
 1 spring rosemary
 4 peppercorns
 2 cloves garlic
 2 hoagie rolls
 mayonnaiseas needed
 6 slices provolone cheese

Directions

1

When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

2

Season the roast liberally with Traeger Beef Rub and salt.

3

Place the roast directly on the grill grate and cook for 30 minutes until the exterior starts to caramelize and brown.

4

Reduce the grill temperature to 325℉ and continue to cook roast until the internal temperature reaches 125℉, about 30 minutes.

5

Remove roast from grill and let rest for 15 minutes before slicing.

6

After resting, thinly slice the meat on a meat slicer or with a very sharp knife. Set meat aside.

For the Caramelized Onions:
7

Place butter and onions in a sauté pan and cook over medium heat. Season liberally with salt and cook, stirring frequently, until the onions are browned and caramelized. If the bottom of the pan starts to stick before the onions are completely cooked through, add 1 tablespoon of water, scrape up the browned bits with a wooden spoon and continue to cook. When completely softened and caramelized, remove from the heat and set aside until ready to build the sandwiches.

For the Au Jus:
8

Place the ingredients for the au jus in a pot and bring to a simmer. Cook for 30 to 45 minutes, season liberally with salt and strain the solids out.

To Build the Sandwiches:
9

Toast the buns, cut-side down, on the grill for 5 to 10 minutes until lightly browned.

10

Place them toasted side up on a sheet tray. Spread the mayonnaise on the bun, top with the thinly sliced meat, then caramelized onions and cheese.

11

Place the tray directly on the grill grate with the temperature set to 500°F and cook just until the cheese is melted.

12

Serve sandwiches hot with Au jus. Enjoy!

French Dip Sandwich

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