Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich
Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

Servings

2

servings
Prep time

25

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes
Calories

600

kcal

The Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich, originating from Philadelphia in the 1930s, was the brainchild of Pat and Harry Olivieri, who experimented with chopped beef and grilled onions in a sandwich roll. Quickly gaining popularity among locals, this simple yet satisfying sandwich of thinly sliced beef, caramelized onions, and melted cheese on a crusty Italian roll has become an iconic symbol of Philadelphia’s culinary heritage and a beloved classic across America.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb (225g) ribeye steak, thinly sliced

  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 small green bell pepper, thinly sliced

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • 2 hoagie rolls or sub rolls

  • 4 slices provolone cheese

Directions

  • Prepare the steak and vegetables:
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the thinly sliced ribeye steak to the skillet and cook until browned and cooked through, about 2-3 minutes per side. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Remove the steak from the skillet and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add the thinly sliced onion and bell pepper to the skillet and cook until softened and slightly caramelized, about 5-7 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Assemble the sandwiches:
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Split the hoagie rolls or sub rolls in half lengthwise and place them on a baking sheet.
  • Layer the cooked ribeye steak on the bottom half of each roll, followed by the sautéed onions and bell peppers.
  • Top each sandwich with 2 slices of provolone cheese.
  • Place the baking sheet in the preheated oven and bake for 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Serve:
  • Remove the sandwiches from the oven and carefully close them with the top halves of the rolls.
  • Slice the sandwiches in half, if desired, and serve hot.

Notes

  • Nutritional values are approximate and may vary based on specific ingredients and serving sizes. Adjustments can be made based on dietary preferences and nutritional needs.

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