Easy French Dip

This delicious sandwich, a favorite on restaurant menus, is ready at home as easily as you can say "bon appétit!" From Wendi Wallerstein, Bake-Off® Monthly Challenge.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
cans (11 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crusty French loaf
1
can (18.5 oz) ready-to-serve French onion soup
1
lb thinly sliced cooked deli roast beef
8
slices provolone cheese

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Remove dough from cans. Cut each loaf in half, making 4 small loaves. Place loaves seam side down, 3 inches apart, on cookie sheet. Cut 2 diagonal slashes (1/2-inch deep) with sharp knife on top of each loaf. Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, pour soup into 2-quart saucepan. Add beef slices. Heat to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Drain, reserving broth.
  • 3 Cut loaves in half horizontally. Arrange 1/4 of the beef-onion mixture and 2 slices of the cheese on cut side of each bottom half. Drizzle cut side of each top half with reserved broth. Place top on each sandwich; press down slightly. Divide remaining broth among 4 small bowls or ramekins. Serve with sandwiches for dipping.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Remove dough from cans. Cut each loaf in half, making 4 small loaves. Place loaves seam side down, 3 inches apart, on cookie sheet. Cut 2 diagonal slashes (1/2-inch deep) with sharp knife on top of each loaf. Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 2 Meanwhile, pour soup into 2-quart saucepan. Add beef slices. Heat to boiling over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Drain, reserving broth.
  • 3 Cut loaves in half horizontally. Arrange 1/4 of the beef-onion mixture and 2 slices of the cheese on cut side of each bottom half. Drizzle cut side of each top half with reserved broth. Place top on each sandwich; press down slightly. Divide remaining broth among 4 small bowls or ramekins. Serve with sandwiches for dipping.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
730
(
Calories from Fat
210),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
13g,
13%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
3040mg
3040%;
Total Carbohydrate
80g
80%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
49g
49%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
45%;
Iron
35%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 4 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.