Slow-Cooker Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches Au Jus

Convenient comfort food! Put a roast and a few more ingredients in the slow cooker, and you’ll have a tasty entrée for 10.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 20 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
beef eye of round roast (2 1/2 lb), trimmed of fat
6
cloves garlic, peeled
2
teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
1
large onion, thinly sliced
1/2
cup condensed beef broth (from 10 1/2-oz can)
10
kaiser rolls, split, toasted
2
large tomatoes, each cut into 5 slices

  • 1 With sharp knife, make 6 evenly spaced slits deep into beef roast. Insert garlic into slits. Sprinkle pepper evenly over entire roast; rub pepper into roast.
  • 2 Spray 3- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place onion slices in slow cooker; pour broth over onion. Place roast over onion and broth.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 4 Remove roast from slow cooker; place on cutting board. Cut roast across grain into thin slices; return slices to slow cooker to moisten. Fill each toasted roll with beef, onion and 1 tomato slice. If desired, spoon small amount of broth from slow cooker over beef.

Expert Tips

Use an electric knife to cut cooked beef easily into very thin slices.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.