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Two full Philly Cheesesteaks with melted provolone cheese.
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Easy Philly Cheesesteak Recipe

This Philly Cheesesteak is a meaty, cheesy HEAVEN. Tender beef pairs perfectly with peppers, onions and lots of cheese. You will love how easy they are to make! 
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesesteak, Sandwich
Servings: 4
Calories: 794kcal
Author: Erica Walker



  • Bring beef broth and onion soup mix to a boil. Add roast beef, reduce heat, and simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
    Pan of beef broth and onion soup mix for Philly Cheesesteaks.
  • In the meantime, in a large skillet saute onion and green pepper.
    Skillet with green bell peppers and sliced onions for Philly Cheesesteak.
  • When beef is done simmering, drain juices (you can keep the juice if you want to make an "au jus" dip). Add roast beef to skillet along with about 4 oz. of cream cheese.
    Skillet of Philly Cheesesteak filling.
  • Spread remaining cream cheese on each hoagie roll. When the cream cheese in the skillet is all melted, generously portion beef mixture onto each hoagie roll. Top with provolone cheese and place sandwiches, open-faced on a large baking sheet.
    Cookie sheet lined with foil with four unmelted Philly Cheesesteaks.
  • Broil on high for about a minute or until cheese becomes bubbly and bread becomes slightly toasty.
    Four melted Philly Cheesesteaks on a cookie sheet.
  • Remove from oven and serve immediately.
    Two Philly Cheesesteak with melted provolone cheese on a cutting board with au jus in a bowl on the side.


  • Optional Additions: mushrooms, hot peppers, lettuce, tomatoes, pickles
  • To make a family sized sandwich, use a loaf of French bread.
  • Add some cheese whiz for an authentic Philly Cheesesteak. 


Calories: 794kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 26g | Cholesterol: 179mg | Sodium: 1519mg | Potassium: 688mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1379IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 521mg | Iron: 14mg