Spicy Drowned Beef Sandwich --
  • Total Recipe Time: 40 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings.


  1. 12 ounces thinly sliced low-sodium deli Roast beef, cut into 1/2" strips
  2. 2 teaspoons olive oil
  3. 1 cup thinly sliced onion
  4. 1/2 cup thinly sliced jalapeño pepper (about 1 jalapeño pepper)
  5. 3/4 cup salsa verde, divided
  6. 1/2 cup no-salt-added tomato sauce
  7. 1 to 2 teaspoons chopped chipotle peppers in adobo sauce
  8. 1 tablespoon lime juice
  9. 8 whole wheat slider buns


  1. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and jalapeño pepper; cook 5 to 7 minutes until tender, stirring occasionally. Add roast beef; cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in 1/2 cup salsa verde; cook 2 minutes or until heated through, stirring frequently.
  2. Meanwhile, to prepare dipping sauce, combine tomato sauce, remaining 1/4 cup salsa verde, chipotle pepper and lime juice in small sauce pan. Heat over low 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Keep warm.
  3. Divide beef mixture evenly among slider buns. Close sandwiches. Using panini press or double griddle on medium-high heat, grill sandwiches in batches 5 to 7 minutes until toasted on both sides. Serve sandwiches with warm dipping sauce.

  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • If you don't have a panini press or double-side griddle, you may grill the sandwiches in batches in a skillet over medium-high heat. Place a second heavy skillet on the sandwiches and press it down to compress the sandwiches.

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