Philly cheesesteak
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
The Philadelphia cheesesteak, or Philly cheesesteak, is a typical beef and cheese sandwich from the city of Philadelphia, that sometimes include onion, bell peppers and mushrooms.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 sandwiches
Author: Nita Ragoonanan
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 onions ​​, very thinly sliced
  • ¼ green bell pepper , sliced thinly
  • ¼ red bell pepper , sliced thinly
  • 2 large mushrooms , sliced ​​thinly
  • 10 oz. steaks , thinly sliced
  • Salt
  • Black pepper , freshly ground coarsely
  • 5 oz. Cheez Whiz (or 4 thin slices of provolone)
  • 2 hoagie rolls or 2 mini individual French baguettes (about 8 inches / 20 cm each), hot
  • Dill pickles
  1. In a large skillet, over high heat, add the olive oil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium, add the onions and fry for 1 minute.
  3. Add the peppers and mushrooms, stir and cook until the mushrooms turn black and the onions turn transparent. Stir regularly.
  4. Add the steak slices and cook for 3 minutes or until the meat is lightly browned. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Lay the provolone slices on the meat until they melt. If you use Cheez Whiz, melt it in a water bath before using.
  6. Slice the bread rolls lengthwise and toast.
  7. Divide the meat mixture in the two loaves.
  8. If you use the melted Cheez Whiz, spread one half on each loaf.
  9. Serve with a dill pickle.