We are bringing in a collection of some of the best cheesesteak recipes you can find online. In this post, we are sharing traditional recipes for cheesesteak sandwiches, crockpot, and baked varieties, and creative ideas including shaved steak stuffed peppers and casserole dishes.
We've included all of our recipes for cheesesteaks plus highly-rated recipes from other foodie websites. Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the post to get our easy BEST cheesesteak recipe to print! It's a WHOLE LOTTA YUM!
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Whether it's a classic Philly cheesesteak sandwich, a traditional cheesesteak stuffed pepper, or a homemade shaved steak casserole with peppers and onions, our household loves all varieties of cheesesteak recipes. Today we are sharing with you 15 of the best cheesesteak recipes so you can have options, including some that are great for meal prep days, and, of course, healthy selections that are compliant with low-carb or gluten-free lifestyles.
What kind of options? How about a classic Philly cheesesteak sandwich with peppers and onions, a Philly cheesesteak sloppy joe made with ground beef, cheesesteak sliders, shaved steak stuffed egg rolls, and even Philly cheesesteak stuffed shells!? The possibilities are endless when it comes to shaving steak, cheese, and vegetables.
Before we get into our authentic and adventurous cheesesteak recipes, we did want to share with you these fabulous keto ground beef recipes as well as these Instant Pot ground beef recipes. They may not be a shaved steak and cheese sandwich, but these beef recipes are sure to please your family.
Recipes for Cheesesteaks
A classic gets a modern update in this Philly cheesesteak sandwich recipe, made with shaved steak, provolone, and garlic mayo.
Begin your steak and cheese experience by cooking down green pepper, crimini mushrooms, and red onions. Once those are done, remove them from your pan and cook your shaved ribeye, stirring frequently until the meat is cooked through.
Combine the steak and veggies and place them on your favorite hoagie roll with some garlic mayo and bake. Ready in just 35 minutes, these Philly cheesesteak sandwiches are perfect for dinner any night of the week.
Enjoy all of the flavors of a classic steak and cheese sandwich without any of the carbs when you make this skillet cheesesteak casserole with ground beef, peppers, onions, and mushrooms all in a creamy cheese sauce.
While the majority of this recipe is stovetop, the finishing touch is the bake or broil to get the top of your Philly cheesesteak casserole nice and golden just like the sandwich.
Serve this dish up for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
Delicious Philly cheesesteak stuffed peppers filled with all of your favorite Philly ingredients and baked in a green bell pepper. The stuffed peppers are also low carb, keto, and gluten-free.
Made with thinly sliced beef, button mushrooms, onion, provolone, and your choice of prepared bell peppers, this low-carb cheesesteak stuffed pepper has all of the flavors your know and love.
After preparing the filling, bake your stuffed peppers until they are cooked through for a simple dinner that your whole family will love.
Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes
These Philly cheesesteak sloppy joes combine two classic sandwiches into one delicious dinner!
To start, cook your peppers and onions until soft, and then add in the ground beef. Drain once the meat is cooked.
Make a cheesesteak-inspired sloppy joe sauce by adding beef broth, bouillon, salt, pepper, garlic, Worchestershire sauce, and corn starch to a bowl, stir to combine, and pour over the cooked meat and veggies.
Simmer for a few minutes then serve your sloppy joe cheesesteaks on prepared buns and enjoy this unique 30-minute dinner recipe!
Philly Cheesesteak Sliders
While the classic Philly cheesesteak sandwich is know for being a big old sandwich filled with steak, peppers, onions, and cheese, the slider is a beloved mini sandwich, so combining the two into cheesesteak sliders just makes sense!
Start your sliders by cutting the buns in half and slathering them in mayo. Cook your saved steak in a skillet and season with salt and pepper, then cook the peppers and onions until they are tender.
Spread the cooked meat and veggies on the prepared buns and add provolone cheese. Add the tops to the sliders and drizzle a mix of butter and diced onions.
Bake for 20 minutes and serve your cheesesteak sliders. These make a great dinner option or a fantastic addition to your game day spread.
Blackstone Philly Cheesesteaks
Cooked on a blackstone grill for even cooking and that classic sear just like your favorite sandwich shop gives you, blackstone Philly cheesesteak uses shaved ribeye, grilled onions, peppers, pepperoncini, banana peppers, and sliced jalapenos to make a sandwich that is top notch and super easy to make.
Philly Cheesesteak Pasta
This recipe is taking Philly cheesesteak and turning it into a pasta melt for a unique spin on a classic dish that is sure to please.
Made with seasoned beef, onions, macaroni, a creamy sauce, and oodles of melted cheese, you are going to want to try this 30-minute recipe.
Start your Philly cheesesteak pasta by browning your beef and cooking the onions. Add in Worchestershire sauce, bell peppers, pasta, water, and beef broth and simmer. Once most of the liquid is gone and the noodles are soft, add in the milk and cream cheese. Top with mozzarella and serve.
Philly cheesesteak pasta is a great way to feed a crowd on busy weeknights.
Cheesy Chicken Cheesesteak Sandwiches
You read that right, this recipe is for a chicken cheesesteak that is filled with all of the bell peppers, onions, and provolone you have come to expect from a Philly cheesesteak, but this one swaps the beef for chicken and adds in some spice.
Create this chicken cheesesteak sandwich in just 20-mnutes by cooking your peppers and onions, followed by thinly sliced strips of chicken. Add in your choice of creole, taco, or Italian seasoning, and cook until done. Add in the peppers then fill your sub rolls with the meat and veggie mixture. Add a little mayo or sour cream and top with provolone. Bake or broil for a few minutes and serve hot.
With a faster cooktime, chicken cheesesteak makes a fantastic lunch or dinner options.
Chicken Cheesesteak Skillet
This chicken cheesesteak skillet is here to make your weeknight cooking fast, easy, and so delicious with a one-pan recipe that is ready in just 30 quick minutes.
Sliced pepper and onions are sauteed in a skillet, then slicked chicken seasoned with Italian seasoning is added, along with some smoked paprika.
Once that is fully cooked, add some provolone cheese and top it with a lid until melted.
Serve this meal to your hungry family and just wait for the "thanks you's"!
Philly Cheesesteak Egg Rolls
A seriously fun twist on the classic cheesesteak sandwich, these cheesesteak filled egg rolls are here to show you that you can make an old recipe new and turn the main course into a fun appetizer.
These eggs rolls filled with cheesesteak begin with marinating steak for at least 30 minutes, then cooking the steaks, whole, in a hot skillet with butter followed by a quick trip in the oven. While the steak is baking, you cook the peppers and onions, to which add the cooked ribeye once it's done. Top with cheese and stir to combine.
The real fun begins as you stuff the egg roll wrappers one at a time with the prepared filling, then proceed to fry the cheesesteak stuffed egg rolls until they are golden brown.
Serve with your favorite dipping sauce as an appetizer, for a game day spread, or when you are simply looking for something familiar but unique for dinner.
Crockpot Philly Cheesesteak
Needing just 10-minutes or preptime this crockpot Philly cheesesteak recipe might be one of the easiest ones on our list!
Fill your slow cooker with your beef strips, onions, and peppers, then top with water, beef bullion, Worcestershire sauce, and the rest of the seasonings. Set your slow cooker for 3-8 hours (depending on whether you cook on high or low) and let your crock pot do all the work.
When you are ready to serve, toast your rolls, fill them with the meat mixture, top with provolone, and bake until melted.
This crockpot Philly cheesesteak recipe is easy enough to make any night of the week.
Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Shells
A unique take on stuffed shells, this recipe is making Philly cheesesteak stuffed shells!
Filled with ground beef, cheddar cheese, green bell peppers, and onions, plus topped with a cheddar cheese sauce, you know that this recipe is going to be rib-sticking delicious!
Ready in just 40-minutes, these Philly cheesesteak stuffed shells are easy enough for your busiest of weeknights or perfect for a weekend dinner that calls for some comfort food.
Philly Cheesesteak Dip
A dip inspired by a classic sandwich? That's exactly what this Philly cheesesteak dip is all about!
To make this amazing recipe, start by sauteing peppers and onion in a little butter then add in your beef. You can choose from steak or deli roast beef for this recipe.
From there, the main attraction is the cheese that makes your Philly cheesesteak dip dippable. Add in the softened cream cheese, sour cream, provolone cheese, and get ready to bake in the oven until golden and bubbly.
Serve with your favorite bread, tortilla chips, or even veggies for a simple dinner or a crowd-impressing appetizer.
Authentic Philly Cheesesteak
The stay at home chef is keeping things authentic with their Philly cheesesteak recipe, letting the warm ribeye, soft veggies, and toasted hoagie roll speak for themselves.
Choose to top your cooked steak and veggies with Provolone, American, or Cheese Whiz and serve your warm cheesesteak sandwich immediately.
Philly Cheesesteak Quesadilla Recipe
The Philly cheesesteak quesadilla recipe is taking all of the best qualities of the traditional sandwich and making it a little easier to hold onto.
Your Philly cheesesteak quesadillas start with cubed beef - either ribeye or sirloin - that you cook in a hot skillet. Add in your vegetables (peppers, onions, and mushrooms) and once it warmed through top ½ of your tortilla with the meat and vegetable mixture and some cheese. Close the tortilla over itself and cook both sides until they are golden.
Slice and serve for a unique Philly cheesesteak experience!
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15 BEST Philly Cheesesteak Recipes
Get our recipe for a spin on the classic Philly cheesesteak sandwich loaded with the traditional toppings along with peppers and mushrooms too. Be sure to check out all of the recipes for Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches in our post.
- 1 lb sliced ribeye steak
- 1 green pepper
- 1 red onion
- ½ lb crimini mushrooms
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 4 slices American cheese or provolone
- 4 hoagie rolls
- ½ cup mayo
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- Preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or foil put partially split sandwich rolls on the baking sheet and set aside.
- Thinly slice the steak if it didn't come pre-sliced and also slice the onions, peppers, and mushrooms.
- Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the peppers, onion, and mushrooms to the pan. Cook and stir occasionally until they're very soft, which takes about 12-15 minutes.
- While the veggies are cooking, make the garlic mayo by combining the mayonnaise and minced garlic in a small bowl.
- Season the vegetables with salt and pepper.
- Transfer the vegetables to a bowl and cover them to keep them warm. Add another tablespoon of olive oil to the pan and add the beef. Saute the meat until it's just cooked through and starting to brown, which takes about 4-5 minutes.
- Turn the heat off and add the vegetables back to the pan. Add more salt and pepper if desired.
- Open each roll, generously spread the garlic mayo on both sides of the hoagie rolls and fill it with the beef and vegetable mixture, and top them with provolone cheese slices. Bake the Philly cheesesteak until the cheese is melted, for about 3-5 minutes. Enjoy!
Using high-quality steaks like ribeye, sirloin, or shaved beef will give you the best flavor. Freeze for 30 minutes if you need to slice the steaks before using them.
Double the beef and onions to make a traditional cheesesteak instead of our variation that includes peppers and mushrooms.
Optional yet popular additions include ketchup, Cheese Whiz, banana peppers, hot peppers, dried oregano, or mayo.
Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 762Total Fat 59gSaturated Fat 19gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 38gCholesterol 129mgSodium 1084mgCarbohydrates 19gFiber 2gSugar 6gProtein 40g
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