A few years ago, I got a bit food crazy on Pinterest. I ran across SO many wonderful recipes, and of course I HAD to try them all out. One of the family’s favorites is the recipe for Balsamic Roast Beef. I, personally don’t prepare it with the “gravy” or “dipping sauce.” I stick to the basic recipe and turn the Roast Beef into sandwiches. I grab a pack of sweet Italian rolls fresh from the grocery bakery, and a pack of either smoked provolone slices or sliced pepper jack cheese. Add a bit of mayo, and side with a pickle spear, some chips, and some hot baked beans…Voila! Dinner is served; it’s a delicious one at that! Let me know what you think…
Balsamic Roast Beef Recipe
Prep Time: 5 minutes, Cook time: 4 hours, Total Time: 4 hours, 5 minutes, Serves: 6-8
1 3-4 pound Boneless Roast Beef (Chuck or Round Roast)
1 cup Beef Broth
½ cup balsamic Vinegar
1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
1 tablespoon Honey
½ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
4 cloves of Garlic, chopped
- Place roast beef into the insert of your slow cooker. In a 2 cup measuring cup, mix together all remaining ingredients. Pour over roast beef and set the timer for your slow cooker. (4 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low)
2. Once roast beef has cooked, remove from slow cooker with tongs and place into a serving dish. Break apart lightly with two forks and then ladle about ¼-1/2 cup of gravy over roast beef.
3. Store remaining gravy in an airtight container in the refrigerator for another use.
Balsamic Roast Beef French Dip Sandwich Recipe-The “Gravy” or “Dipping Sauce”
Prep Time: 10 minutes, Serves 6-8, Total Time: 10 minutes
1 Balsamic Roast Beef recipe (from above)
1 gravy from Balsamic Roast Beef recipe (from above)
6-8 sub sandwich rolls
- Remove balsamic roast beef from slow cooker with tongs into a serving dish. Using two forks, and pull roast beef apart.
2. Ladle ¼-1/2 cup gravy over roast beef
3. Using a fat separator, separate fat from gravy while cooking balsamic roast beef. Pour gravy into individual dipping bowls.
4. Serve warm
NOTES: If you prefer a more pronounced flavor, once the roast beef has been removed, use a fat separator on the gravy and then pour the gravy into a saucepan over medium heat. Simmer until the gravy has reduced by half.
What is your family’s favorite dish?