How to Make a Roast Beef Po Boy Sandwich


How To Make a Po Boy

Shopping List / Ingredients: Feed a Family of 4

2 Lbs. of thinly sliced Roast Beef  (Estimate ½ pound per Teen Serving)

1 Large, French Bread Roll, (Cut and Quarter)

1 Can of French Onion Soup

1 Pkg. of Au Jus Gravy Mix

1 Can of Whole Green Chilies

12 oz. Jar of Peperoncini (Chopped Fine)

1- Medium Tomato (Chopped Fine)

Optional Items: Cheese, Tabasco Sauce, Shredded Lettuce,

Equipment: 2-Quart Pot, Cookie Sheet, Oven Pre-Heated to 300 Degrees F


Cooking Steps: Make Gravy Mix

This is a Southern sandwich recipe that I adopted and put some of my California flavor in it. PoBoys are a quick and easy dinner recipe when you area family on the go. Just follow these steps, and you can have your family eating in 30 minutes or less. Open Can of French Onion Soup and pour it into your 2-Quart Pot. Add 1 Can of water. Open Package of the Au Jus Gravy and mix with the soup and stir gently on   stove with a Low Medium setting. You want to have a thick sauce, so if you feel that you put too much water in your sauce mix, just add a teaspoon of flour while stirring the mix over the stove, (This should thicken the sauce). Keep sauce warm and now pre-heat your oven to 300 degrees F.

The Key: French Bread

Most Grocery stores these days carry a bakery department that makes fresh bread.  The bread means everything to this recipe. Make sure you get a large French bread roll and cut it in four pieces like you see in the video. If you are feeding a family of four, you only need one loaf of French bread. The next step after cutting your bread is to take the gravy mix off the stove and begin the “dipping” process. This means take your thinly sliced bread and dip the meat into the sauce and then place the meat on top of the sliced French bread. Place the bread slices on a cookie sheet before the dunking process begins. Make sure you dunk your meat thoroughly through the gravy before placing on top of the bread. At this point, you can add a Green Chili on top of the beef and place all of the sandwiches that are top of the cookie sheet into the oven for 12- 15 minutes.

Topping Options

I like a little crunch with my Po Boy Sandwich, so I take a medium Tomato and chop it fine into a bowl. Next, I take 4 to 5 Peproncini’s (pronounced, pepper-chini) and chop them fine and add to the bowl of tomato. You can alter this recipe by using regular pickles instead of the peperoncini and you will have the same crunchy, sour effect that this topping makes. You can also add cheese to the topping of the sandwiches toad a cheesy flavor to your Po Boy.

Either way, this is a great Cooking for teen’s recipe that my household of teens loves to have. I hope you enjoy this recipe and your feedback is always welcomed on my website.


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