French Dip Sliders Recipe

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Servings: 16 sliders 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 large or 2 medium yellow onions, thinly sliced 1/4 tsp sugar 1 oz au jus mix, made according to package instructions 3 cups water, to make the sauce, or to taste 16 Hawaiian sweet rolls 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 lb deli pastrami or roast beef, thinly sliced 9 slices mild provolone cheese, not aged 2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted, plus more to grease baking sheet 1 Tbsp sesame seeds

Ingredients

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Preheat oven to 350˚F. Butter a rimmed baking sheet. Place a large skillet over medium/high heat with 1 Tbsp olive oil and 2 Tbsp butter.

Instructions

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Add sliced onion and Sauté over medium heat for 5 minutes until softened, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with 1/4 tsp sugar and sautee uncovered 5 minutes until caramelized and golden, stirring often. Transfer to a plate.

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In the same pan, add 2 1/2 cups water and scrape the pan to deglaze. Add the au jus seasoning (adding to taste*) then bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer according to package instructions. Add more water to taste if it’s too salty.

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Cut buns in half. Place the bottom half of dinner rolls on a buttered baking sheet and spread 1/4 cup mayo. Layer folded slices of beef evenly over the rolls. Spread caramelized onions over your sliders. Cover the beef with sliced provolone.

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Place the top of buns over and brush the tops with 2 Tbsp melted butter then immediately sprinkle tops with sesame seeds. Bake uncovered at 350˚F for 12-15 minutes, or until cheese is melted and tops are golden brown. Cut through the buns with a serrated knife to separate into individual sliders. Serve with warm au jus dip. Enjoy!

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