13 Delicious Sauces for Roast Beef

Beer-Braised Pot Roast
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

If beef is "what's for dinner" tonight, it's time to jazz it up with these rich sauce recipes. If you're serving classic beef pot roast, try something new with our Beer-Braised Pot Roast that uses stout beer in the sauce for a luxurious, satisfying supper. Company coming? Pour some of our Vidalia Onion-and-Vinegar Sauce or Burgundy-Mushroom Sauce into your gravy boat for presentation and taste that will wow. When roast beef sandwiches are on the menu for the week's lunches, slather some Horseradish Aioli or Homemade Mayonnaise for something new. It's no secret: Southerners love a condiment. These roast beef sauce recipes are further evidence that condiments deserve all the love we give them. Roast beef is synonymous with comfort, and these roast beef sauce recipes make it even more delicious.

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Au Jus

Slow-Cooker French Dip Sandwiches
Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Emma Star Jensen

Recipe: Slow-Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

Make classic French dip sandwiches with au jus sauce with the help of your slow cooker.

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Mustard-Cream Sauce

Mustard-Cream Sauce
Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe: Mustard-Cream Sauce

This simple, flavorful recipe gets a hint of heat from Creole mustard instead of Dijon.

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Mom's Signature Roast Beef
Jennifer Davick

Recipe: Mom's Roast Beef

If there's one thing we know, it's that Mom does it best, and this roast beef recipe with gravy is proof.

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Horseradish Aioli

Rosemary Pork Sliders with Horseradish Aioli
Oxmoor House

Recipe: Rosemary Pork Sliders with Horseradish Aioli

This recipe calls for slow-cooked pork loin, but the horseradish aioli on it would be delicious on a roast beef sandwich as well.

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Vidalia Onion-and-Vinegar Sauce

Cheese Sauce over Cauliflower
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling; Tina Bell Stamos

Recipe: Vidalia Onion-and-Vinegar Sauce

This multi-purpose, elegant sauce pairs well with just about any protein, including roast beef.

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Stout Beer Gravy

Beer-Braised Pot Roast
Hector Sanchez; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Recipe: Beer-Braised Pot Roast

This savory pot roast is the most comforting Sunday supper you'll make.

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Burgundy-Mushroom Sauce

Stuffed Beef Tenderloin with Burgundy-Mushroom Sauce
Photo: Hector Manuel Sanchez; Prop Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller; Food Styling: William Smith

Recipe: Burgundy-Mushroom Sauce

This rich sauce includes dry red wine, so you can enjoy a glass with your supper after cooking.

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Cheese Spread

Beef-and-Asparagus Bundles

Recipe: Beef-and-Asparagus Bundles

For an elegant, easy appetizer, deli roast beef pairs well with a simple swipe of herbed cheese spread and some fresh veggies.

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Pot Roast Jus

Slow-Cooker Pot Roast
Photo: Alison Miksch; Prop Styling: Mary Clayton Carl; Food Styling: Mary-Claire Britton

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Pot Roast

This comforting dish is as classic as it gets on flavor, but the slow cooker makes it so much easier than standing over the stovetop for hours.

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Homemade Mayonnaise

Classic Homemade Mayonnaise
Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Homemade Mayonnaise

If you're enjoying a classic roast beef sandwich from the deli, it has to have mayonnaise on it. You'll be amazed at how easy it is to make from home.

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Honey Barbecue Sauce

Honey Barbecue Sauce
Photo: Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Cat Steele

Recipe: Honey Barbecue Sauce

If you're looking for a delicious, all-purpose barbecue sauce to pair with roast beef, this crowd-pleaser is it.

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Thai Curry Sauce

Thai Red Curry Beef
Oxmoor House

Recipe: Thai Curry Sauce

This slow-cooker supper will add a bit of spice to your weeknight repertoire.

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Italian Beef Sandwiches
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe: Italian Beef Sandwiches

Even though this is more of a condiment than a "sauce," chopped pickled veggies add so much flavor to a roast beef sandwich.

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