A Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich is a totally American sandwich. It is rich, large, filling and easy to prepare. The beef has to be sliced thinly to make this sandwich work. The soft grilled onions and ideally American cheese turn this beef sandwich into a Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich. American cheese used be a mix of Colby and cheddar but now is more processed. Also this sandwich is a main dish in its own right and unlikely you will need a side dish. This recipe must have the most names associated with it. They also known as a cheesesteak, Philadelphia cheesesteak, Philly cheesesteak, cheesesteak sandwich, cheese steak, or steak and cheese.
Philly Cheese Steak Sandwich
- Grill the beef on a griddle or large skillet over moderate heat, turning it several times.
- While still on the griddle, season with salt and pepper and top with the sliced cheese.
- Transfer to the roll with a spatula and top with grilled onions