Classic Carne Asada Philly Cheesesteak Hoagie
This carne asada cheese steak sandwich is filled with thin slices of steak, caramelized peppers and onions and copious amounts of melted cheese!
Cheesesteaks are a classic for a reason. The meaty flavor of the beef combined with the melty cheese, crunchy sautéed veggies and toasty bread is notably or reliably popular.
A well-made cheesesteak is a thing of beauty. All the ingredients kind of fuse together. The richly marinated beef, glistening caramelized onions and peppers, the molten liquefied cheese—all densely packed into a pillowy-soft roll. You hoist it like a barbell, take a bite, and think to yourself, “My God, this cannot be good for me.” But you know what? You’re going to eat it anyway, and you’ll probably slice off another half of the half that’s still sitting on the cutting board. Why? Because this homemade cheesesteak is the best thing you will eat all month. Hands down. Just look at it. You know it is.
This carne asada cheese steak sandwich is the perfect dinner to make when you don’t have a lot of time but are craving something hearty, filling and flavorful. The succulent carne asada soaks up flavorful juices and tastes delicious with thinly sliced peppers and onions. Add lots of buttery cheese, pop the whole thing on soft hoagie bread, warm it under the broiler and you have a satisfying, fulfilling sandwich that is warm and tasty. Whip this sandwich up and serve it with some veggies and dip, french fries, or potato chips, and you’ve got yourself a meal the whole family will love.
2 lbs. carne asada
1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
1 large yellow onion
1 lb. provolone cheese slices
2 tbsp butter
1. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to sauce pan and melt. Add bell pepper, and onions to sauce pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until veggies are lightly browned and onions turn translucent. Remove from pan and set aside.
2. Add 1 tablespoon of butter to cast iron griddle grill and melt. While butter is melting, slice your carne asada steak into 3 inch strips. Add carne asada to cast iron griddle grill and cook for 8-10 minutes on low to medium heat, stirring from time to time.
3. Reduce heat to low. Transfer veggies to the cast iron griddle grill and stir to combine. Split your steak mixture in half on either side of the skillet. Lay two pieces of provolone cheese onto each half and allow to melt, for about 2 minutes or so.
4. Spoon cheesesteak mixture into your hoagie rolls and serve immediately.