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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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