Classic Philly Cheesesteak Experience


Embark on a culinary journey to the heart of Philadelphia with our Classic Philly Cheesesteak Experience. This iconic sandwich features thinly sliced, juicy steak, melted provolone cheese, and caramelized onions, all nestled in a fresh, soft hoagie roll. It's a simple yet irresistible combination that captures the essence of Philly's beloved street food.

Classic Philly Cheesesteak Experience

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

This recipe makes 4 sandwiches, perfect for a satisfying lunch or casual dinner.

Nutritional Profile (per serving)

  • Calories: 580 kcal
  • Protein: 35 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40 g
  • Fat: 30 g
  • Saturated Fat: 12 g
  • Cholesterol: 90 mg
  • Sodium: 690 mg
  • Fiber: 2 g


  • Ribeye steak, thinly sliced: 600 g (1.3 lbs)
  • Provolone cheese slices: 8
  • Large onions, thinly sliced: 2
  • Hoagie rolls: 4
  • Olive oil: 2 tbsp
  • Salt and pepper: to taste

Method of Preparation

Prepare the Ingredients

  • Freeze the steak for 30 minutes for easier slicing. Cut into very thin slices.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook until caramelized, about 10 minutes. Remove and set aside.

Cook the Steak

  • In the same skillet, increase heat to high. Add steak slices and season with salt and pepper. Cook until browned, about 3 minutes.

Assemble the Sandwiches

  • Divide the steak and onions evenly among the hoagie rolls.
  • Top each with 2 slices of provolone cheese.
  • If desired, place the sandwiches under a broiler for a minute to melt the cheese.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • For authentic flavor, use a good quality ribeye steak and slice it as thinly as possible.
  • Add sautéed bell peppers or mushrooms for extra flavor and texture.
  • Toast the hoagie rolls lightly for a crispy exterior.


Can I use a different type of cheese?

Yes, while provolone is traditional, you can use American cheese or Cheez Whiz for a different taste.

How do I keep the steak tender?

Avoid overcooking the steak and slice it against the grain to ensure tenderness.

Can this sandwich be made ahead of time?

Philly cheesesteaks are best enjoyed fresh, but you can prep the ingredients ahead of time.