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Open-Face Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches

Open-Face Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches

  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup(s) cold low-fat milk
  • 1 tablespoon(s) all-purpose flour
  • 2 ounce(s) extra sharp cheddar cheese, finely shredded ( 1/2 cup packed)
  • 2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1 pound(s) boneless top loin beef steak very thinly sliced - to make slicing easy, freeze for 45 -60 min
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 large onion slicked in very thin wedges
  • 1 green sweet pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 whole-grain italian rolls, halved lengthwise each about 6 inches long


For cheese sauces, in a small saucepan, whisk together milk and flour to blend.

Heat and stir over med-high heat to bring to a simmer.

Reduce heat to med-low. Cook 2 min, stirring frequently until thickened.

Stir cheese and 1/4 tsp salt until cheese is melted. Simmer about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauces is velvety and thick. Remove from heat. Cover surface with foil to keep warm.

In a large nonstick skillet - heat 1 T. of the oil over med-high heat. Sprinkle beef with 1/4 t. each of salt and pepper. Add to skillet and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, just until browned and cooked through. Transfer to plate -- cover to keep warm.

In same skillet - cook onion and peppers in 1 T. hot oil over med-high heat for 12 to 14 minutes, until edges are brown and onion is tender. Season with 1/4 t. each of salt and pepper.

Lightly toast split rolls. Evenly divide onion mixture, meat and cheese sauce among roll halves.

Makes 4 servings.

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