Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes Recipe

These Philly cheese steak sloppy joes take your favorite ingredients of a Philly cheese steak sandwich and combine them with a classic sloppy joe. What I love about this recipe is that it is so easy to prepare and is great if you are looking for a quick meal. The process to preparing these sloppy joes is easy. Ground beef is cooked in the pan with onion and bell peppers. The mixture then gets flavor from steak sauce, beef broth, salt and pepper. A provolone cheese sauce is prepared by combining butter, flour, milk, and provolone. If you don’t want to prepare the cheese sauce, using provolone cheese slices would be great as well. These Philly cheese steak sloppy joes make a great dinner for any night of the week. Enjoy.

1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1lb ground beef
1 medium onion (chopped)
1 medium green bell pepper (seeded and chopped)
¼ cup steak sauce
1 cup beef broth
salt and ground black pepper (to taste)
4 hamburger buns
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon flour
1 cup milk
1 cup provolone cheese (shredded)

Cooking Instructions:

Step 1: Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add ground beef and cook while breaking the ground beef up into chunks with a spatula or spoon until browned. Add the green bell pepper and onion and cook for 3-4 minutes, until the onions start to become tender. Drain an excess liquid. Stir in steak sauce and beef broth, season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil and cook until the mixture is thickened and bubbly.
Step 2: While the meat is cooking, split the hamburger buns and butter each of the cut sides. Heat a large skillet to medium heat. Place split hamburger buns cut side down into the skillet and cook until lightly browned on the bottom. Remove from the pan and set aside.
Step 3: melt butter in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in milk and cook until the mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat and stir in the cheese until it is melted and incorporated into the sauce.
Step 4: To assemble sloppy joes- pile the meat mixture onto the top of the bottom half of each bun, top with the provolone cheese sauce, and place the top half of the hamburger bun onto the sandwich.
(Makes 4 Servings)


52 Responses to “Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes Recipe”

  1. Jessica — July 25, 2015 @ 3:01 pm

    This looks great! I wish people would just hit the share button from your site, though, and not copy and paste the whole recipe, and use the pic, and then just add your link. Your blog needs to get the traffic, not their FB page!

  2. Jane — July 28, 2015 @ 5:12 pm

    We were disappointed with the recipe and found the meat mixture quite bland even though I followed the recipe. I think I would try adding more steak sauce next time, less broth (I did only used 1/4 cup instead of 1/2 cup b/c I didn’t want them so ‘sloppy’). My daughter added Tabasco sauce to hers for more flavor and I added more steak sauce on the bun. I think adding steak seasoning and/or Worcestershire sauce may help improve the flavor.
    We used provolone cheese slices on open-faced buns under the broiler and that worked well instead of the cheese sauce.

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