Original Philadelphia Cheese Steak Sandwich


  • 1 (24 ounce) thinly-sliced rib eye or eye roll steak
  • 6 tablespoons soy bean oil
  • Cheese (Cheez Whiz is recommended), American or provolone
  • 4 crusty Italian rolls
  • 1 large Spanish onion
  • Sweet green and red peppers, sauté ed in oil (optional)
  • Mushrooms, sautéed in oil (optional)


  1. Heat a cast iron skillet or nonstick pan over medium heat. Add 3 tablespoons of the oil to the pan and sauté the onions to desired doneness. Remove the onions.
  2. Add remaining oil and sauté the slices of meat quickly on both sides.
  3. Melt the Cheez Whiz in a double boiler or in the microwave.
  4. Place 6 ounces of the meat onto each roll. Add onions, and pour the Cheez Whiz over the top. Garnish with hot fried sweet peppers, mushrooms and ketchup.