Fareway Meat Market

Instant Pot French Dip


Approx. 6 sandwiches

Amount Per Serving:

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  • 1 (2.5 lb) chuck roast
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 (14 ounce) can low sodium beef broth
  • 1 bay leaf

For Serving

  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 6 hoagie style rolls
  • 6 slices provolone cheese
Instant Pot French Dip



Set Instant Pot to saute. 

Season roast with salt, pepper and garlic powder. 

Add canola oil to Instant Pot insert and sear roast on all sides; about 3 minutes per side.

Add broth and bay leaf to Instant Pot and close the lid, making sure the pressure valve is set to seal.

Set Instant Pot to Manual and adjust time to 100 minutes. 

Once finished, release pressure and shred roast with two forks.

To serve:

While roast is cooking, caramelize onions with butter and set aside.

Set oven to broil and place sandwich rolls, cut side up, on a baking sheet. Spread a light layer of butter on rolls and toast for 2-3 minutes, until just starting to brown. Remove from oven and add meat, cheese and onions. Return to broiler until cheese is melted, about 1–2 minutes. Serve with warm au jus for dipping.

Slow Cooker variation

Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.

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