Mom's French Dip Sandwiches
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 onions thinly sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon sugar
- Salt to taste
- Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
- 1/4 cup sherry
- 1 dash nutmeg
- 1 package au jus gravy
- 1 French baguette
- Garlic oil
- Roast beef slices
- Provolone or Mozzarella cheese slices
Melt butter over medium heat and saute onions with sugar and salt and pepper to taste. Cook onions until soft, about 5 minutes. Add sherry, increase heat and cook 2 to 3 minutes more. Add dash of nutmeg and set aside.
Make packaged au jus gravy according to package directions.
Slice French baguette into sandwich-size slices. Brush halves with garlic oil and broil until toasted. Layer sandwiches accordingly: baguette bottom, roast beef dipped in gravy, onions, slices of provolone or Mozzarella cheese and baguette top. Serve remaining gravy on the side for dipping. Add a big salad or soup for a quick, delicious dinner.
This recipe yields ?? servings.
Tip: To further cut down time, use half a bag of frozen chopped onions and purchase prepared garlic bread to broil.