Beef on Weck

For most people, Beef on Weck is a sandwich with roast beef and horseradish sauce. But for my family, it’s so much more than that. It’s the one dish my mom made every year when I was growing up – no matter how busy she was or what else she had going on in her life. It will be the first thing I make when I have kids of my own someday too! This recipe has been passed down through generations of our family since 1892 and is now being shared with you all today! We hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

prep: 10 mins cook: 10 mins total: 20 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 servings


2 teaspoons kosher salt

2 pounds thinly sliced roast beef

3 cups prepared au jus sauce

2 teaspoons caraway seeds

¼ cup prepared horseradish

6 Kaiser rolls, split


Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

Warm the au jus sauce in a saucepan over medium heat. Add the roast beef and let it warm up at the same time. While the meat is soaking, place the rolls on a baking sheet with the cut side down. Brush the tops lightly with water and sprinkle with salt and caraway seeds.

Bake in the preheated oven until rolls are toasted, about 10 minutes. Serve the sliced beef on the rolls with the au jus and horseradish on the side.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 315 calories; protein 36.2g; carbohydrates 27.6g; fat 6.8g; cholesterol 72.8mg; sodium 2479.3mg.

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