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Instant Pot French Dip

Make the best Instant Pot French Dip Sandwiches you can imagine right from home! The beef is cooked until far apart tender and the flavor is out of this world!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour 26 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 437.1kcal



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil optional for slow cooker
  • 3-4 pound chuck roast lean and trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2 cups beef broth organic and low sodium
  • 1 packet dry au jus mix
  • Provolone cheese optional
  • Buns for serving optional


  • Turn Instant Pot on and set to Saute
  • After it warms up, add oil
  • Rub roast with salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder
  • Sear the roast on all sides in the Instant Pot, remove and set aside
  • Add in broth to deglaze the bottom of the pot (so you don't get a burn notice later)
  • Place the roast back into the pot and sprinkle the au jus mix over top
  • Close the lid, turn the valve to the sealing position, and cook on high pressure for 1 hour and 40 minutes
  • After cooking allow the Instant Pot to naturally release for 20-25minutes, then perform a quick release to release the remaining pressure
  • Remove lid and transfer meat to plate to shred
  • Serve with bun and cheese or without either!
  • Store leftovers in the refrigerator or freeze for later!

Slow Cooker Instructions

  • You can sear the roast on the stove or skip this step
  • Rub roast with seasonings and place it in the slow cooker
  • Top with au jus mix and add in beef broth
  • Cook on low for 7-8 hours or high for 4-6 hours
  • Serve and enjoy!


Nutrition facts are calculated without values for bread.
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Weight Watchers Points 3oz of meat, 1 slice of provolone cheese is 6 points on all plans; add points for bread depending on which brand you use


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 437.1kcal | Carbohydrates: 0.63g | Protein: 44.53g | Fat: 28.56g | Saturated Fat: 11.85g | Trans Fat: 1.56g | Cholesterol: 156.49mg | Sodium: 869.39mg | Potassium: 806.09mg | Fiber: 0.11g | Sugar: 0.03g | Vitamin A: 30.39IU | Vitamin C: 0.05mg | Calcium: 45.39mg | Iron: 4.92mg

Nutritional information is provided as a reference, using an online calculator. We recommend verifying the information independently.