A Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich large enough for the whole family. Made on a loaf of french bread with ground beef, peppers, onions, and cheese. Dinner’s on!
If you like quick, easy, delicious family meals, this recipe is for you. This Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich is a fabulous addition to any recipe arsenal.
With ground beef, peppers and onions being the main ingredients, this meal is inexpensive, easy to make, satisfying, and so delicious!
A Philly cheese steak sandwich can be tricky to make and expensive but this version is neither and still offers the same great flavors!
HOW DO I MAKE A PHILLY CHEESE STEAK SANDWICH ON FRENCH BREAD?
This sandwich is easy. How about I stop telling you that and show you instead.
Start by sauteing the onions and peppers.
Next, add the ground beef and brown.
Once the beef is browned, thicken the juices that have been released. This creates a delicious, flavorful gravy-like sauce. It’s SO good!
Lastly, add cheese and stir until it’s ooey, gooey, melty.
Load it up on top of the french bread that’s been cut in half and lightly toasted.
PRO TIP #1: Toasting the french bread before assembling creates a better texture and helps reduce bread sogginess.
PRO TIP #2: Make it on garlic bread! If you’re looking to add even more flavor to your giant Philly cheese steak sandwich, make this sandwich using a loaf of garlic french bread or add a simple garlic butter (4 oz softened butter, 1 tsp granulated garlic, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp parsley-optional) to your french bread before toasting. SO freaking good!
As you can see part of our sandwich is cheeseless. If you’ve ready about me and my family you already know, my husband won’t eat any form of cultured dairy (including all cheeses). I share recipes my family enjoys and this is how we roll when a recipe includes cheese. Haha.
Once the meat is on top of the toasted bread, sprinkle with more cheese and cover with the top piece. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until bread is heated and cheese is melted.
It’s ready to enjoy.
Easy peezy, right? It’s so yummy and so worth a try.
It really only takes about 20 minutes or so to make this meal which is a busy night win for me!
PERFECT FOR A CROWD!
This Philly cheese steak sandwich is great for a crowd. This recipe makes a sandwich on a full loaf of french bread. Depending on if you are planning a Superbowl party or family meal, you can cut this Philly cheese streak sandwich into 6-12 servings.
Can you imagine having this at your next game day party? YAY! This would be perfect for guests.
Stay tuned for another Philly cheese steak recipe I’ve tried recently and loved. It’s hand-held and just as good as this giant Philly cheese steak sandwich (maybe better–according to my dad)!
IF YOU LIKE THIS EASY MEAL IDEA, YOU MAY ALSO LIKE THESE:
- Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan
- Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
- Easy Reuben Bombs
- Crockpot Ranch Chicken and Rice
- 30-Minute Skillet Chicken Ranch Mac n’ Cheese
- Classic Hamburger Tinfoil Dinners
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE EASY FAMILY DINNER?
HERE’S THE FULL PRINTABLE RECIPE AND DIRECTIONS:
Giant Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich
- 1 loaf french bread or garlic french bread, toasted
- 1-1.5 lbs ground beef, 15% fat or less
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 2 Tbs flour
- Salt and Pepper to taste
- 3 cups shredded cheese, cheddar, cheddar jack or provolone
- Preheat oven to 350ºF.
- Saute onions and peppers.
- Add ground beef and brown.
- Sprinkle flour over meat mixture and stir until thickened.
- Add salt and pepper to taste.
- Add 1 1/2 cups cheese to hot meat mixture.
- Pile meat mixture onto toasted french bread. Sprinkle remaining cheese on top of meat mixture. Add the second piece of french bread.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes or until bread is heated through and cheese is melted.
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