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French Dip Sliders

French Dip Sliders – turn classic French Dip Sandwiches into sliders with melty cheese and a buttery topping. Great for dinner, feeding a crowd, or makes a great appetizer!

One of my favorite sandwiches is a French Dip Sandwich. I love making it at home, and I will almost always order it if it is on a restaurant menu. There is just something about the tender beef and the au jus dipping sauce that I absolutely love!

Traditionally it is made with a big piece of chuck roast that you either have to slow cook all day or make in the Instant Pot. But these sliders use deli roast beef, so they are ready in no time!

roast beef slider on a white plate

 

I love sliders, because they are perfect for just about any meal. You can serve them for lunch or dinner, they are really great if you have a house full of people. Or you can make them as an appetizer. And really there are so many versions you can make.

These Buffalo Chicken Sliders are great if you like things spicy!

What You’ll Need

  • Deli Roast Beef – try to get the rare deli roast beef since the meat cooks in the oven for 30 minutes, it cooks all the way and is still delicious.
  • Provolone Cheese
  • Slider Buns
  • Butter
  • Worcestershire Sauce
  • Garlic
  • Onion Powder
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Au Jus Sauce Packet

Plus you really could add even more toppings if you like. I have seen people use French’s Fried Onions, but caramelized onions or sautéed mushrooms have been known to make an appearance in mine, and they are both tasty ideas!

brushing butter on french dip sliders

How To Make French Dip Sliders

  1. Start by cutting your slider buns in half if necessary and arranging the bottom buns in a 13×9 inch baking dish.
  2. Place the slices of cheese over the buns. Then load it up with the deli roast beef, and top the sandwiches with the top bun.
  3. In a small bowl melt the butter and mix in the Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, garlic, and sesame seeds. Brush over the top of the buns.
  4. Cover the pan with foil and bake for about 30 minutes until the cheese is nice and melty.
  5. Just before serving mix together the au jus packet with water and bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes, whisking constantly.
  6. Pour the au jus into small bowls and serve with the sliders.
french dip slider on a spatula

What To Serve With French Dip Sliders

What Kind Of Slider Buns To Use

I like to use a savory or butter flavored slider roll. King’s Hawaiian has a great variety of small buns that work perfectly. I just like to avoid their sweet version for these sandwiches. For this particular day I picked up the Pepperidge Farm Slider Roll near the normal hamburger buns, and they work really well. They are thicker, so they stand up better to the filling and dipping.

white plate with french dip slider with au jus

Au Jus

The packet of au jus is optional, if you don’t want to use it a can of Beef Consume works really well. You just want something with a little more flavor than plain beef broth. There are lots of recipes for homemade au jus out there, but for how little you need here, I think the packet works really well and gets dinner on the table fast.

And if you want to go all out, you can make my Instant Pot French Dips, and use that meat and sauce for these sliders for one epic meal!

close up french dip sliders

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Yield: 12

French Dip Sliders

cropped in close up of a french dip slider on a white plate

French Dip Sliders - turn classic French Dip Sandwiches into sliders with melty cheese and a buttery topping. Great for dinner, feeding a crowd, or makes a great appetizer!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 12 slider buns
  • 1 pound deli roast beef
  • 12 slices provolone cheese
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 Au Jus packet

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400º F.
  2. Cut slider buns in half and arrange the bottom half of the buns in a 13x9 inch baking dish.
  3. Place slices of provolone cheese over the bottom of the buns. cheese slices on slider buns
  4. Arrange the roast beef evenly over the top of the cheese. roast beef and cheese on slider buns
  5. Top the roast beef with the top slider bun.
  6. In a small bowl melt the butter. Mix together with garlic, Worcestershire sauce, onion powder, and sesame seeds. Brush mixture over the top of the buns. brushing butter on french dip sliders
  7. Cover with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes until the cheese is melted.
  8. Meanwhile, mix 3 cups of water with 1 packet of au jus seasoning (follow the measurements on the back of your packet), Whisk until well combine, bring to a boil and cook for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly.
  9. Pour au jus into small bowls and serve with the sliders.

Notes

You can use a can of Beef Consume in place of the Au Jus if desired.

Nutrition Information

Yield

12

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 249Total Fat 13gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 46mgSodium 732mgCarbohydrates 15gFiber 1gSugar 2gProtein 18g

Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on dinnersdishesanddesserts.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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Holly

Tuesday 10th of May 2022

Sounds yummy. But why can't I find a print button for the recipe?

Erin S

Tuesday 10th of May 2022

There is a print button in the recipe card. If you are at the top of the post you can use the jump to recipe button and it will take you to the recipe card where you can hit the print button.

Cathy

Wednesday 15th of December 2021

We loved this twist on French Dips!

Allyson Zea

Wednesday 15th of December 2021

This lighters are perfect for dinner! Loved every bite!

Catalina

Wednesday 15th of December 2021

You just gave me a wonderful dinner idea for our weekly movie night!Yum!

Sandra

Tuesday 14th of December 2021

This was a really huge hit! My kids have been requesting me to make it again!

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