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Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes

Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes are the perfect meal when you are craving a cheese steak. But only have ground beef in the fridge. It has the same cheesy goodness and amazing flavors from the onions, mushrooms, green peppers and spices, but at a fraction of the price of sliced Rib Eye steak.
4.96 from 21 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6
Calories 425 kcal


  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 small yellow onion (diced)
  • 1 small green pepper (diced)
  • 4 oz brown mushrooms (diced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ tsp chili powder
  • tbsp ketchup
  • tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 6 ounces Provolone cheese slices (stacked and cut into small squares)
  • 6 hamburger buns


  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add ground beef and cook until it reaches a deep brown color. While cooking break apart ground beef and stir occasionally. Then remove skillet from stove top.
    Cooked ground beef in a cast-iron skillet with a wooden spoon.
  • Remove the ground beef from the skillet leaving rendered fat. Then over medium high heat melt butter and add minced garlic, diced onions, diced green peppers, and diced mushrooms. Saute for 3-4 minutes until they have softened.
    Sauteed onions, mushrooms, garlic, and green peppers in a cast-iron skillet.
  • Add Beef Back into the skillet.
    Ground beef and vegetable mixture in a cast-iron skillet.
  • In a small bowl whisk the beef broth an cornstarch together to make a roux.
    Beef broth and corn starch slurry.
  • Add ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, salt, black pepper, chili powder, beef broth/cornstarch roux into the skillet. Mix to combine well.
    Cooked ground beef with onions, green peppers, mushrooms, ketchup, and spices.
  • Cook and stir meat mixture until thickened. 3-5 minutes.
    Philly cheesesteak sloppy joes mixture before adding in the provolone cheese.
  • Take pan off of the heat, add the chopped provolone cheese and stir. Cover and let sit for a couple of minutes until cheese is melted. Then serve on on a toasted Brioche bun.
    Ground beef Philly cheesesteak sloppy joes with chopped up provolone cheese.


*Nutrition Disclaimer: All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on Modernmealmakeover.com should only be used as a general guideline.


Serving: 6sandwichesCalories: 425kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 31gFat: 19gSaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 82mgSodium: 1048mgPotassium: 636mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 520IUVitamin C: 11.9mgCalcium: 382mgIron: 3.9mg
Keyword Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes
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