Hi and welcome to The Old Summers Home and another edition of Cooking with Jenn! Today I’m going to show you how to make our Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich, because it is so simple and gourmet delicious I know you will love it!. An open-sandwich recipe that is quick and delicious; a perfect use for our leftover Roast Beef Perfection!
Not very often do we have leftover roast beef but when we do I like to whip up a whole new dish with it. This is a quick, easy to make meal that is absolutely delicious. For this post I’m going to show you how to make it from our leftover roast beef recipe which I hope has become a favourite for you and yours too!. You can also use leftover steak or cook up some fresh meat too. Utilizing leftovers certainly can be challenging sometimes I hope this recipe helps.
Philly Cheesesteak Total Time
30 minutes start to finish.
- cutting board
- knives (for slicing meat, veggies, and bread knife)
- cheese grater
- large frying pan and lid
- cookie sheet
- parchment paper
Philly Cheesesteak Ingredients
- 2-3 cups leftover roast beef
- 1 large onion
- 1 red pepper
- 1 yellow pepper
- 1 cup mushrooms
- mix of spices (seasoning salt, Montreal steak spice, pepper)
- 5 tbsp Hoisin Sauce
- 3-4 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
- 5 tbsp Oyster Sauce
- 1/4 cup original Kraft BBQ sauce
- 1 loaf French bread
- 1 cup old cheese
- 1 cup mozzarella cheese
- Alternatively use 2 cups marble cheese.
Let’s cook up some Philly Cheesesteak
Preheat oven to 400ºF
*If you decide to use fresh meat for this recipe you will need to cook it up first and season then come back to this step.
First things first, chop all your peppers, mushrooms and onions into slices and strips. Toss them into a frying pan and cover with lid.
Slice up your roast into long thin strips. Once onions and peppers begin to soften up and have cooked a bit add the roast beef strips. (If you have leftover cooked steak it works well too.)
Now add your hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, Worcestershire sauce and BBQ sauce and ensure to mix well so everything is nicely covered. You may add 1/4 cup of water if needed however it most likely wont be necessary peppers and mushrooms have a lot of moisture.
Season with mix of spices. Because the meat was seasoned in it’s original cooking process not much seasoning is required now.
Mix well and simmer until meat is reheated.
Slice French bread into 1 inch slices. Lay a sheet of parchment paper on cookie sheet then place bread on top. Using parchment paper will help make clean up a snap.
Grate cheese. Use approximately 1 cup of each or 2 cups of marble cheese if you prefer.
Put a little bit of cheese on your French bread.
Using tongs add some of your Philly cheesesteak mixture on top of the cheese.
Add remainder of cheese on top of the Philly cheesesteak mixture.
Bake in oven for 10 mins or until cheese melts and bread is a bit crisp at 400ºF. Carefully remove from oven and serve. Finally it’s time to enjoy!
And that’s a wrap… well a Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich 😉
If you have leftover mashed potatoes and carrots from your roast beef perfection dish they also make a great side for this dish and another way t use up some more leftovers. Furthermore you can use any of your favourite side dishes too! We love to pair it with fresh home fries when we don’t have other leftovers that need to be used up too.
This is a quick and easy way to use up leftovers which furthermore can be completed in under half an hour! The taste is amazing and most certainly will have your family asking for more.
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