Thursday, March 13, 2008

Philly Sandwiches

My husband loves Philly Sandwiches and I got some ideas from a friend on how to make these. They turned out better than I had even hoped. I've never thought to mix everything together so completely and it made a huge difference. Ha ha, if you are from the east coast, I'm sure these don't look authentic to you, but it's the name we call them around here! Philly Sandwich

1 and 1/2 pounds shredded beef, cooked in a crock pot in advance. I used thin steaks, but a roast will do.
1 green pepper
Entire large package of fresh mushrooms (what is that, 8 oz? 16 oz?)
1 cup diced onion
3 tbs butter
1/2 block of cream cheese (I used fat-free)
1 cup mozzarella cheese.
2 tbs worchestershire sauce
1 clove garlic
salt and pepper to taste

Use the butter to saute green pepper, onion, mushrooms, and garlic together. Add worchestershire sauce, beef, salt, and pepper. Slowly stir in cream cheese, then mozzarella cheese. Serve immediately on toasted deli rolls.

Notes: This made a SURPRISINGLY large amount of food. We had plenty of leftovers for today. I think one of the keys to success is not having too much beef in the mixture. I prefer it heavy on the toppings, lighter on the beef (strange, since I'm generally a rabid carnivore). But it seemed more flavorful that way. It turned out to be a good thing that I didn't have as much beef as I had hoped to work with :)


Jen said...

Thanks for all these recipes. I am always looking for new things to make.

Cheryl said...

My hubby LOVES Philly Steak Sandwiches and I LOVE quick and easy and I am going to try these! I like a lot of your recipes ... Gonna try some out. :-)

Thanks for sharing.