Garlic-Basil Toasted Beef Sandwiches
Ingredients icon 9 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings
Time icon 1-1/2 to 2 hours


  • 1-1/2 pounds beef Eye of Round or Bottom Round Steaks, cut 3/4 to 1-inch thick

  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon pepper

  • 1 cup water

  • 4 crusty rolls (4 inches long), split

  • Sliced tomatoes (optional)

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat or regular mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic


  1. Combine 2 tablespoons garlic and pepper; press evenly onto beef Steaks. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Place Steaks in skillet; brown evenly. Season with salt, as desired.

  2. Add water to skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover tightly and simmer 1-1/4 to 1-3/4 hours or until beef is fork-tender.

  3. Meanwhile combine mayonnaise ingredients in small bowl. Spread cut sides of rolls with mayonnaise mixture. Place on baking pan so surface of rolls is 3 to 4 inches from heat. Broil 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly browned. Place sliced tomatoes on bottom half of rolls, if desired.

  4. Carve Steaks into thin slices. Divide steak slices evenly over roll bottoms; top with some of the cooking liquid. Close sandwiches. Serve with remaining cooking liquid for dipping, as desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving: 444 calories; 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat); 79 mg cholesterol; 61 mg sodium; 35 g carbohydrate; 1.2 g fiber; 43 g protein; 8.8 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.1 mcg vitamin B12; 4.7 mg iron; 42.5 mcg selenium; 6.5 mg zinc.

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