French Dip Sandwiches

Time & Servings
4 servings
35 minutes ready time =
10 minutes preparation +
25 minutes cooking
Ingredients
  • 1 loaf French bread, about 21-in (53 cm), split lengthwise
    Dempster's Stays Fresh White Bread (3PK) 2KG
    $6.77 • Ea
  • 2 Tbsp. Becel® Buttery Taste margarine*, divided
    Becel Margarine Original (2PK) 2.44KG
    $13.12 • Ea
  • 1 clove garlic, cut in half
    La Maison Fresh Garlic Caesar Dressing & Dip 1.4L
    $7.90 • Ea
  • 1 lb. boneless beef top sirloin steak, about 1-in (2.5 cm) thick
    Kirkland Beef Strip Loin Grilling Steak ~ 1.4KG
    $40.74 • Ea
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  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 sachet Knorr® OXO® Beef Bouillon Sachet
  • 3/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese
    Jarlsberg Original Swiss Cheese Sliced (2PK) 600G
    $12.98 • Ea
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Directions
  • Line baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  • Spread bread with 1 Tbsp. (15 mL) Becel® Buttery Taste margarine. Place on prepared baking sheet and broil until lightly toasted. Rub bread with cut side of garlic clove 1/2. Sprinkle bread with cheese; set aside. Finely chop remaining 1/2 clove garlic.
  • Season steak, if desired, with salt and pepper. Melt 1 tsp.(5 mL) margarine in large skillet over medium heat and cook steak, turning once until desired doneness. Remove steak to cutting board; cover with foil.
  • Melt remaining 2 tsp.(10 mL) margarine in same skillet over medium heat. Add chopped garlic and cook until fragrant. Add water and Knorr® OXO® Beef Bouillon Sachet and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, scraping brown bits from bottom of pan. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Thinly slice steak and place in medium bowl. Spoon 2 Tbsp.(30 mL) bouillon mixture over steak, tossing to coat. Cover and let stand.
  • Broil cheese topped bread until cheese melts. Top bread with steak; cut sandwich into 4 pieces. Pour bouillon mixture into bowls for dipping.
  • TIP: Also delicious using a whole wheat or whole grain baguette. *Becel Or in Quebec.
  • Each serving of this sandwich is a source of fibre and an excellent source of calcium and iron.