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Pressure Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

French Dip Sandwiches - Pressure Cooker and Slow Cooker

Pressure cooker recipes are becoming very popular for a reason!! In this pressure cooker recipe, the most tender roast beef and tasty au jus makes the best French Dip Sandwiches. These can be made in the slow cooker or the Instant Pot for a quick and easy meal!
Servings 8
Calories 570kcal


  • 3-4 pound beef rump roast
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 2 teaspoons mustard powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 8 hoagie rolls (I prefer soft)
  • 4 tablespoons softened butter
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder


  • Cut roast into 2-3 inch chunks
  • Mix together seasoning and coat roast
  • Place in slow cooker or instant pot
  • Whisk together broth, Worcestershire and balsamic and pour over roast
  • For Instant Pot, seal, close steam release, and set on high pressure for 35-40 minutes.  Once done, follow instructions for quick release of pressure
  • For slow cooker, cover and cook on low for 8 hours
  • Remove beef and shred or slice
  • Strain juice to serve for dipping
  • Mix together softened butter and garlic powder and spread on inside of rolls
  • Add a couple of slices of provolone and broil until lightly browned and cheese melted


Calories: 570kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 53g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 147mg | Sodium: 1073mg | Potassium: 500mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 420IU | Vitamin C: 1.5mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 15.3mg