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Cookbook:Au Jus Sandwich

Beef is the culinary name for meat from cattle, particularly skeletal muscle. Humans have been eating beef since prehistoric times. Beef is a source of high-quality protein and nutrients. Beef Culinary Information. Americans have always tended to consume more beef than any other major protein, and although beef consumption is trending down it still remains the meat of choice by most us. Here is a brief ...



  • 3 tablespoon flour
  • 2-3 pounds roast or other cut of beef
  • 1 beef bullion cube
  • 1 can beef consommé (~2 cups/10.5 oz), bullion cube equivalent, or additional roast beef
  • 1 can French onion soup (~2 cups)
  • 4 French/sandwich/hoagie rolls
  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1 can of beer (optional)
  • spices (e.g., salt, pepper) (optional)


  1. Combine all the ingredients except the rolls in a slow cooker or crock pot. Let the mixture simmer for at least six hours. This step is critical because it makes the meat tender.
  2. You can either pre-dip the sandwich, or serve with a bowl of meat drippings. Serve beef on split hoagie rolls or miniature French bread loaves. When serving the drippings separately, remove the beef shreds from the juices and serve with a small bowl of meat drippings on the side. Dip the sandwiches in the drippings as you eat.

Notes, tips, and variationsEdit

  • Bread can be toasted and buttered before adding beef and make shure you add orange juice to juice the 🥩 meat.
  • In the original sandwich, the bread was dipped in the juice prior to adding the meat, rather than dipped at the table.
  • Other meats can be substituted, including lamb, pork, and turkey.
  • Try adding cheese, horseradish, or mustard to the sandwich.


Contrary to popular belief, this sandwich is not made of juice.