I cooked us a roast on Valentines Day. We had not had a roastable (other than pot roast) beef in a very long time and so I splurged and treated us to a Prime Rib. Oh boy it was really good. Prime Rib is my favourite of all the roasts. I used to cook it for my employers fairly often when I worked at the Manor, but I think Todd and I have only ever had it one other time the whole time we have been married.
When I considered the cost of going out for a meal and just buying in a nice roast. Buying in a nice roast won! We had a much nicer meal than we would have been able to buy had we gone out and we have the delicious leftovers to enjoy.
Today I made hot Roast Beef and Cheese Sandwiches, using what I had on hand in the fridge and larder, and some of the leftover roast. THEY. WERE. FABULOUS!!
I sliced some of the roast up very thinly and then gently warmed it up in a mix of beef stock and steak sauce. While I was heating the meat, I fried some onions until they were just golden brown.
I split, buttered and toasted some hoagie/finger rolls. I spread the bottom half with some blue cheese dressing, and then topped them with some of the warmed meat, which had absorbed most of the stock and flavours of the steak sauce.
I topped the meat with some of those golden brown onions and then added a layer of cheese . . . four kinds to be exact, as that is what I had in the fridge . . . strong cheddar, mozzarella, Parmesan and Comte . . . and then I banged them back into the oven to melt the cheese.
The end result was so utterly gorgeous none of us said a word the whole time we were eating them . . . all you could hear was . . . mmm . . .
Try them. I think you will like them too! The blue cheese dressing added an extra special touch and the combination of cheeses was just perfect. Altogether they were totally sublime.
*Hot Roast Beef and Cheese Sandwiches*
Makes 4 to 6
Makes 4 to 6
blue cheese dressing (I used Newman's Own)