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PittsburghSandwich Dip with Fries

Inspired by a popular Pittsburgh Sandwich, this dip reimagines its signature ingredients – french fries and cole slaw – into one creamy, melty, mouth-watering game day appetizer!

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword PittsburghSandwich Dip with Fries
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amanda Rettke


  • 1 loaf 16 ounces Sourdough bread
  • 1 pkg McCormick® Pork Gravy Mix
  • 1 c milk
  • 1 1/4 c shredded provolone cheese divided
  • 1/4 c mayonnaise
  • 1 c coarsely chopped deli-sliced pastrami
  • 1/2 c deli prepared coleslaw
  • 1/4 c chopped cherry tomatoes
  • 1 pkg frozen French fries


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Place bread on baking sheet. Cut an oval on top of bread and remove bread center to make room for the dip.

  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, stir milk gradually into Pork Gravy Mix and whisk, stirring frequently.
  4. Cook on medium heat until gravy comes to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer.
  5. Stir in 1 cup of the cheese and mayonnaise. Cook 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. Stir in pastrami.
  6. Spoon dip into bread. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
  7. Bake 15 minutes or until cheese is melted and bread is warm. Top with coleslaw and tomatoes.
  8. Serve with French fries.