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Ultimate Roast Beef Blues Sandwich Recipe
  • READY IN 15 mins

Ultimate Roast Beef Blues Sandwich

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"It doesn't get much better for beef lovers than this savory sandwich stacked with roast beef, blue cheese, fresh basil, and toasted walnuts. Enjoy!"

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  • PREP

    15 mins

    15 mins


  1. Open the rolls and spread each side with 1 to 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise. Place 4 basil leaves on four of the rolls. Layer the same four rolls with the roast beef, 1 to 2 tablespoons of blue cheese, and a sprinkling of walnuts. Top each with the remaining half rolls.
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  • To toast walnuts
  • Heat the walnuts in a dry skillet over medium-low heat until fragrant, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir frequently.
  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 18, 2008

I tweaked this recipe so that it was served hot and wow! Absolutely amazing! I buttered hoagie rolls and toasted them in the oven at 350 degrees. I used deli roast beef and pan seared it for a few seconds on each side to get it hot, then spread miracle whip and horseradish on the hoagies, added the roast beef, then the blue cheese. My husband thought they were incredible and we will definitely serve it again!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jun 17, 2009

The sandwich was good, but it was a bit dry. It could have used some sort of sauce.

Mar 10, 2008

Wow. This knocked my socks off with the very first bite! Indescribeably delicious... so good I can't even spell it. I improvised and used what I had on hand, sandwich bread toasted, chunky blue cheese dressing, and dried basil. I even forgot to toast the walnuts. Imagine this toasted... Mmmmmm. Even with the stuff I used it was 5 star, I can't wait to try it with the real bread and cheese (and remember to toast the walnuts next time). You've got to try this, it is soooo good!

Jun 30, 2008

Delicious! The only changes I had to make was to use regular sandwich bread because I didn't have any sub rolls on hand, and I had to use dried basil because I didn't have any fresh on hand. I'm eager to try this sandwich with the fresh basil, as I know it will give such a wonderful, fresh burst of flavor. I used regular mayo instead of light, which was what I had on hand. The first time I made it, I used blue cheese crumbles AND blue cheese dressing... but that makes for very pungent blue cheese flavor, so I wouldn't recommend that. Use blue cheese dressing only if you don't have the blue cheese crumbles. Otherwise, use blue cheese crumbles and mayo. Delicious, wonderful combination of flavors. I also pan seared my roast beef (don't really care for it cold out of the fridge). You won't be disappointed with this one! Thanks for sharing!

Nov 18, 2008

Wow, the flavors in this sandwich worked so well together. I used sandwich buns rather than sub buns and toasted them for a minute. Then I spread them with a horseradish mayo that I had. I heated the beef very quickly in a hot skillet and that helped the blue cheese get soft and melty. Yummmm. Great sandwich and easy to put together quickly.

Jan 20, 2009

This is a wonderful blend of flavors. Everyone in my family enjoyed this. However, I agree with other users that the roast beef should be warmed before assembling the sandwich. Otherwise I feel that the blue cheese flavor is too pungent. Will definitely make this again.

Sep 20, 2008

This is a really good, easy recipe!! I followed the recipe exactly and I wouldn't change a thing. My husband and I both loved it and whenever he sees blue cheese in our fridge, he's hoping it's for this recipe.

Oct 16, 2008

I sauteed the roast beef in a little au jus powder and toasted a crusty bagette in the oven. The rest of the recipe I followed. The flavors of the blue cheese, nuts, beef, and basil go very nicely together. My man hates walnuts and still loved this, so don't shy away from the nuts.


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  • Calories
  • 583 kcal
  • 29%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 37.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol
  • 80 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 31.6 g
  • 49%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 37.8 g
  • 76%
  • Sodium
  • 2000 mg
  • 80%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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