Whether you’re throwing a party or you’ve been invited to a holiday potluck, there are moments when you’ll need to throw a dish together that can feed a whole crowd of people. If you’re used to cooking for only a few (or maybe just yourself) for dinner each night, then this task may seem daunting, but have no fear — a crockpot is all you need to get the job done. Here are a few recipes you can easily make in your crockpot that will feed at least 10 people.
1. Crockpot French Dip Roast Beef Sandwiches
Instead of paying all of the extra money on a tray of premade sandwiches, try making these delicious French dip roast beef sandwiches from Food.com. You can get wonderful flavor out of your cut of meat using a crockpot, and the use of French onion soup and beer keep the beef moist and flavorful. Bring this slow cooker meal to any party and everyone will be ecstatic.
- 4 pounds bottom round beef roast
- 1 (1.75-ounce) envelope onion soup mix
- 1 (19-ounce) can of French onion soup,not condensed soup
- 1 (12-ounce) can beer
- 3 beef bouillon cubes
- ¼ to ½ teaspoon coarsley ground black pepper
- 10 Kaiser rolls
- Provolone cheese, optional
Directions: Place the roast in a 4½- to -6 quart slow cooker. Add soup mix, beer, and bouillon cubes. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and cook on high for 4 or 5 hours or on low for 8 hours.
Remove meat and let cool briefly. Shred or slice meat, then return to slow cooker. Turn to low and let the meat absorb some of the juices before serving.
If desired, add a slice of cheese to each roll, then broil briefly to melt cheese. Add beef to sandwich rolls and serve with au jus for dunking.