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Philly Cheesesteak Recipe with Peppers and Onions
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
45 mins
 

This easy Philly Cheesesteak Recipe is the ultimate game day fare! Tender bites of sirloin, sauteéd peppers and onions, and melted provolone cheese are all cooked up in one skillet and loaded on toasted hoagie rolls.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 538 kcal
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil divided (or as needed)
  • 1 sweet yellow onion halved and thinly sliced (2-inch slices)
  • 1 red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 1/2 to 3 pounds petite sirloin thinly sliced sirloin
  • 1 teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt or other all-purpose seasoning, divided
  • 1 teaspoon garlic pepper divided
  • 8 hoagie rolls
  • 6 tablespoons softened butter
  • 7 ounces sliced Provolone cheese (7 1-ounce slices) I used Tillamook Farmstyle Thick Cut
Instructions
  1. Before starting, place beef in the freezer for about 20 to 30 minutes. This will make it easy to slice thinly.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil to a large, deep (14-inch) saute pan  and place over MEDIUM-LOW heat. Add onion and bell peppers. Allow to cook, stirring occasionally, until very tender. If they are beginning to brown, turn the heat under the skillet down a bit. While the veggies are cooking, prepare the steak, returning to stir every now and then.
  3. Remove steak from freezer and place it on a cutting board. Use a sharp knife to trim edges of excess fat and then slice it as thinly as possible across the grain. Chop the sliced steak into very small pieces. Keep chopping until you can chop no more! You want little 1/4-inch-ish pieces. Check on those veggies periodically while you're prepping the beef.
  4. When the veggies are tender, transfer them to a dish and return the skillet to the heat. Add additional oil and place over MEDIUM-HIGH heat. Add half of the chopped steak and cook, stirring frequently, for about 4 to 5 minutes, or until no pink remains. Season with 1/2 teaspoon each seasoned salt and garlic pepper while cooking. Transfer first batch of steak with a slotted spoon to dish with onions and peppers, leaving juice behind in pan. Add additional oil, if needed and repeat with remaining steak and seasoning.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  6. Split open the hoagies rolls but do not separate them. Spread them with the softened butter and place them on a baking sheet. Transfer the baking sheet to the oven and bake for 3 to 5 minutes or until lightly golden and toasted.

  7. Drain off all of the juices from the pan and return to the stove. Add back all of the steak and the onions and peppers. Place 7 provolone slices over the mixture in a circle and cover the pan. Cook on MEDIUM until cheese melts, about 4 to 5 minutes, then stir and use tongs to transfer to the toasted sandwich rolls.
Nutrition Facts
Philly Cheesesteak Recipe with Peppers and Onions
Amount Per Serving (1 sandwich)
Calories 538 Calories from Fat 252
% Daily Value*
Fat 28g43%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 126mg42%
Sodium 881mg38%
Potassium 742mg21%
Carbohydrates 27g9%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 42g84%
Vitamin A 1001IU20%
Vitamin C 33mg40%
Calcium 280mg28%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.