Zinfandel Beef and Blue Cheese Sandwiches

Zinfandel Beef and Blue Cheese Sandwiches

Blue cheese provides a simple addition to these slow cooked beef sandwiches – a hearty dinner recipe.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

7:15

Hrs:Mins

Makes

10

sandwiches

1
boneless beef chuck roast (3 lb)
1
teaspoon salt
1
medium onion, thinly sliced
1
teaspoon dried rosemary leaves
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
dried bay leaf
3
or 4 peppercorns
1
cup dry red wine (such as Zinfandel) or nonalcoholic red wine
3/4
cup beef broth
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
10
soft ciabatta rolls or hoagie buns, split and toasted if desired
1 1/4
cups crumbled Stilton or blue cheese
  1. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Sprinkle beef with salt. In slow cooker, place beef (if roast comes in netting or is tied, do not remove) and onion. Mix remaining ingredients except rolls; pour over beef. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  2. Skim fat from surface of juices; discard bay leaf and peppercorns. Remove beef and vegetables from slow cooker; place beef on cutting board (remove netting or strings). Cut beef into thin slices. Fill rolls with beef; top with onions and sprinkle with cheese. Serve with broth from cooker for dipping.
Makes 10 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Zinfandel Beef And Mozzarella Sandwiches
Substitute mozzarella cheese for the Stilton and serve on French rolls.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 560
    • (Calories from Fat 210),
  • Total Fat 23g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 1 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 90mg;
  • Sodium 990mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 49g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 39g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 3 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.