Manly Man Sandwich

Warm french bread topped with simmering roast beef, caramelized onions, gorgonzola or provolone cheeses and spicy chipotle mayo will have them coming back for more.
Course Sandwich
Cuisine American
Keyword roast beef gorgonzola sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey


  • 1 Loaf Bakery French Bread sliced lengthwise
  • 1/4 cup Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • 1 Onion thinly sliced
  • 1 3/4 cups Beef Broth
  • 1 lb Deli Roast beef thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 Chipotle Chiles in adobo sauce from 7-oz can, diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Lime Juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese 4 oz or 8 Provolone Cheese slices


  1. In medium skillet, heat oil and butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook 15 to 18 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in broth and beef; cook 4 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, chipotle chiles, lime juice and pepper.
  3. Spread 1/2 of mayonnaise mixture over cut sides of french bread. Using slotted spoon, remove beef and onion from broth mixture, reserving broth mixture. Top loaf with beef and onion; top with gorgonzola or provolone cheese.
  4. Set oven to Broil. Broil with tops 6 inches from heat 2 to 3 minutes or until bread is lightly toasted. Watch closely! Cut each sandwich into 4-6 pieces. If desired, serve broth with sandwiches for dipping.
  5. *Adapted from my own Pillsbury Bake-Off recipe entry - Roast Beef and Gorgonzola Hoagies