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Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich in a tray with pickles

Easy Philly Cheesesteak

Gooey, meaty and melty, a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich is delicious in its simplicity. This sandwich has transcended the borders of Philadelphia to become a universal comfort food and a regular at my dinner table.
Course Sandwich
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 682kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin


  • 2 lb beef
  • 2 green bell peppers
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 lb mushrooms
  • 1 lb provolone cheese slices
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground pepper


  • Prepare all the ingredients for the Philly Cheesesteak. The key is to slice beef into very thin slices. Cut bell peppers into long strips, onion into half rings and mushrooms into bitesize pieces.
    tray with all the ingredients for the philly cheesesteak
  • Preheat the oiled skillet, add onions, bell peppers and mushrooms to the mixture. Cook on high heat until all veggies are golden brown. Remove from the skillet and set aside.
    skillet with mushrooms, bell peppers and onions
  • Add sliced beef to the same skillet, season with salt and pepper. Cook until the beef is fully cooked. Add vegetables back to the beef, toss to combine everything together. Top it off with cheese slices and let it sit for a minute to let it melt.
    Skillet with melted cheese over vegetables and steak
  • Fill the sandwich buns with meat mixture and serve while everything is still warm.
    Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich on a tray with another sandwich in background



Calories: 682kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 48g | Fat: 51g | Saturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 160mg | Sodium: 769mg | Potassium: 849mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 810IU | Vitamin C: 34.8mg | Calcium: 609mg | Iron: 3.9mg