How to Make French Dip
- Heat the oven to 500 degrees F.
- Heat the olive oil in a large skillet. Once the oil is heated, add in the sweet onions. Stir in ½ teaspoon of the herb blend.
- Cook sweet onions for 10 to 12 minutes, stirring constantly. Add in 2 tablespoons of water at a time, until onions are golden brown.
- Now in a large saucepan, pour in the beef broth and add in the remaining 1 ½ teaspoons herb blend. Cook over medium heat until hot.
- Add in the beef and stir properly until it is well combined with the beef broth.
- Now place the French roll on a plate. Cut it in half. Bake for 2 to 3 minutes until slightly toasted.
- Now remove the beef from the broth, and place it on the bottom of the roll.
- Place cooked onions and a slice of Swiss cheese. Cover it with the top of the roll.
- Serve it with the warm beef broth for dipping and enjoy!
- In American cuisine, the French dip sandwich is also known as a beef dip.
- It is a hot sandwich consisting of roasted beef on a French roll or baguette.
Two Los Angeles restaurants – Cole’s Pacific Electric Buffet and Philippe The Original – have claimed to be the birthplace of the French dip sandwich.