French beef dip with easy green salad



20 min


35 min


4 Servings

French beef dip with easy green salad

French beef dip sandwich with salad. Photo, Roberto Caruso.

A superstar salad and sandwich combo, this 30-min recipe is an easy option for busy weeknights.


  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 onion , thinly sliced
  • 227-g pkg sliced cremini mushrooms
  • 2 cups no-salt beef broth
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • fresh pepper
  • 500 g top sirloin steak
  • 2 tsp all-purpose flour
  • baguette


  • 6 cups torn green-leaf lettuce
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp red-wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp honey


  • MELT butter in a large frying 1 pan over medium-high. Add onion. Cook until it starts to soften, about 3 min. Add mushrooms and cook until brown around the edges, about 5 min. Add broth, mustard and salt. Season with fresh pepper.
  • THINLY slice steak and transfer to a medium bowl. Sprinkle with flour and toss to coat. Add to onions and mushrooms in pan. Cook, stirring often, until sauce comes to a boil and beef is cooked through, 1 to 2 min. Cut a baguette into 4 portions. Split horizontally and toast, then top with steak mixture. Serve remaining sauce alongside sandwiches for dipping.
  • WHISK olive oil with red-wine vinegar, mustard and honey in a large bowl. Add green leaf lettuce and toss to coat. Serve alongside sandwich.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 645,
  • Protein
  • 43 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 74 g,
  • Fat
  • 20 g,
  • Fibre
  • 6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1150 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin C
Wine Pairings

Saucy beef sandwich
Pair it with: A rich, rambunctious red.
Possibly the best-value Tuscan wine out there, this absolute steal truly shines alongside a hearty beef sandwich. Plump, ripe fruit aromas jump from the glass, along with nuances of roses and spice.

Our pick: Caparzo Sangiovese IGT, Italy, $13.