French Dip Sandwich

Kurra Hitt

French Dip History!

The french dip sandwich is not actually from France! It is called " french dip" sandwich because the french bread. Although the sandwich is commonly served with beef juice or broth, that is not how it was originally served. The sandwich's place of origin is Los Angeles California.

Easy How To

Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter

1 shallot, chopped

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1 jigger dry sherry, optional

2 cans beef consomme, found on broth and soups aisle or beef broth

1 1/2 pounds deli sliced roast beef

Grill seasoning blend for steak, such as Montreal Steak Seasoning Blend, or, coarse salt and pepper

4 torpedo sandwich rolls, split

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Directions

In a large, shallow skillet over moderate heat, melt butter. Add shallots to butter and saute 2 minutes. Add flour to butter and shallot and cook a minute longer. Whisk in sherry and cook liquid out. Whisk in consomme in a slow stream. Bring sauce to a bubble and allow to simmer over low heat until ready to serve sandwiches.


Pile meat loosely across your cutting board or a large work surface. Season meat with grill seasoning or salt and black pepper. Set out 4 ramekins or small soup cups for dipping sauce, 4 dinner plates and 4 split torpedo rolls. To assemble, using a pair of kitchen tongs, dip meat into loose au jus sauce and pile into rolls. Set ramekins or cups with extra dipping sauce along side the sandwiches.


Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray



http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/rachael-ray/french-dip-sandwiches-recipe.html

Food groups

The french dipped sandwich is in the food groups: dairy, wheat/breads, and meat.