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Roast Beef Sandwiches with White Bean Salad


These roast beef sandwiches are the perfect anytime meal. Amazing for picnics, family dinners and Shabbat lunch meals or potlucks, you will be happy to have this in your recipe repertoire. 

It has all the elements of a perfect sandwich. Savory and sweet caramelized onions, creamy horseradish mayo, crunch and bitter arugula, great bread and sliced meat. What more can you ask for? 

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  • 4Servings


  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup regular or light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 onion rolls
  • 1 pound sliced roast beef or London broil

  • 1 granny smith apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup arugula, optional


  • 1 can great northern or canellini beans, rinsed and drained (15-ounce)
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chopped herbs (dill, parsley, chives, mint or basil)
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a small sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium low heat. Add onions and sauté for 10 to 15 minutes or until translucent and golden in color, stirring occasionally. Season with salt and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise with horseradish and pepper to taste.
  3. Prepare the salad while the onions cook. In a large bowl, combine beans, green onions, herbs, vinegar, olive oil, mustard and Worcestershire. Stir to combine and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. To assemble the sandwiches, cut onion rolls in half and spread about 1 tablespoon of horseradish mayonnaise on bottom half of each roll. Divide roast beef evenly between rolls. Top with caramelized onions, sliced apple and a bit of arugula. Serve with White Bean Salad on the side.

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