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Cheesesteak Sandwich Recipe

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This recipe for Cheesesteak Sandwich, by , is from Forever Fine, 2009 Breast Cancer 3-Day Cook Book, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Friday, January 16, 2009


4 Hoagie buns, unsplit(6 inches)
1 1/2 lbs. top sirloin steak
Salt and pepper
1 c. red bell pepper, sliced
1 c. onion, sliced
1 bunch broccolini, trimmed (7oz)
Olive Oil

Spicy Cheese Sauce:
1 c. heavy cream
1 1/2 c. mozzarella, shredded
Cayenne pepper to taste
Salt and pepper to taste

Preheat broiler to High.
Prepare buns by cutting a V-shaped wedge out of the top of each roll;. Arrange on a baking sheet and broil 3 minutes, or until lightly toasted. Slice steak into 1/4 inch-thick strips; season with salt and pepper.
Saute bell pepper, onion, and broccolini in 2 tbsp. olive oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Cover and sweat 3-5 minutes, or until broccolini is tender. remove vegetables from pan.
Sear steak in 1 tbsp. oil in the same pan over high heat 1-2 minute to brown. Reduce heat to medium-high and saute to desired doneness. Divide steak among buns.
Top sandwiches with vegetables and cheese sauce.

Spicy Cheese Sauce:
Heat cream in a saucepan over medium-low heat.
Add cheese and let stand several minutes without stirring to melt the cheese. Stir in seasonings until blended; keep warm over low heat until ready to serve.
Makes 4 sandwiches

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Per sandwich without cheese sauce:
573 Calories
43% Calories from fat
28g Total fat
42g Carbohydrate
426mg Sodium
4g Fiber
39g Protein




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