Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes

philly cheesesteak sloppy joes
Prep. time:
30 min
6 dishes

Here’s a rundown on Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes!

Philly cheesesteak sloppy joes – Origins and Description:

Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes are a tasty mash-up, combining the flavors of a classic Philly Cheesesteak with the saucy, comforting goodness of Sloppy Joes.

This dish originated as a creative twist on the traditional Sloppy Joe, borrowing the iconic flavors of the Philly Cheesesteak – think tender beef, onions, peppers, and gooey melted cheese – all served up in a sloppy, delicious sandwich.

Servings and Preparation Time:

This recipe typically makes about 4 to 6 servings and takes around 30 minutes from prep to plate.

It’s on the easier side of cooking, perfect for beginners or anyone looking for a quick, satisfying meal.

Philly cheesesteak sloppy joes recipe - Ingredients:

  • · 1 pound ground beef (or substitute with ground turkey or plant-based crumbles for a veggie option)
  • · 1 onion, finely diced
  • · 1 bell pepper (any color works), finely diced
  • · 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • · 1/4 cup ketchup
  • · 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • · 1/2 cup beef broth
  • · Salt and pepper to taste
  • · Sliced provolone or Cheez Whiz for topping
  • · Hamburger buns or sandwich rolls

Philly cheesesteak sloppy joes - Cooking Method:

  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat and brown the ground beef (or alternative) until no longer pink. Drain excess fat if needed.
  2. Add in the diced onions, bell peppers, and minced garlic. Cook for a few minutes until the veggies soften.
  3. Stir in the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, and beef broth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Simmer the mixture for about 10-15 minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
  5. While it simmers, toast the hamburger buns or sandwich rolls lightly.
  6. Once the mixture thickens, spoon it onto the buns and top generously with sliced provolone or Cheez Whiz.

Philly cheesesteak sloppy joes – Nutritional Advantages:

This dish packs a protein punch from the beef (or its alternatives), providing essential amino acids for muscle growth and repair. Veggies like onions and peppers add fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants. Plus, you can tweak the ingredients to fit dietary needs, like opting for leaner meats or using gluten-free buns.

Recipe Alternatives for Dietary Restrictions:

For dietary adjustments, you can swap the ground beef for ground turkey, chicken, or even a meat substitute like tofu crumbles for a vegetarian twist. Use gluten-free buns if needed, and adjust seasoning according to dietary preferences.

Tips for Improvement:

To elevate this dish, consider adding extra veggies like mushrooms or even experimenting with different types of cheese.

You can also play around with spices – a pinch of smoked paprika or a dash of hot sauce can take the flavor up a notch. Toasting the buns lightly adds a nice texture contrast.

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