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Philly Steak & Cheese

When we lived in Virginia we occasionally would go to this little place in Norfolk that made the best Philly Steak & Cheese Subs.  We'd get a foot long sub piled high with meat and oh boy it was delicious!  We made our own for dinner last night that were very yummy!

I picked up a 3-pack of red, yellow & orange peppers and Millard picked up some local onions from a road side veggie stand. I would've liked to have fresh mushrooms too, but I had to settle for canned from the pantry.  I sliced everything and put it on the Wolfgang Puck Grill and fried it in a little olive oil.


We had bought the frozen Philly-style steak meat at M&M Meat Shops.  Millard put it on the grill, poured a little water over it and covered it with a pan to cook and steam it.  He seasoned it with a dry mix that I will post the recipe for below.



Then he added the already cooked pepper/onion/mushroom mix.  We didn't have any mozzarella cheese on hand so we improvised and used with cheese strings.


The finished product.
 

Here is my attempted picture of Christian eating his meal, but I guess I was a little too slow changing out the batteries in the camera! 


What can I say?  It was delicious!  Christian ate his as is.  Me and Millard added a tablespoon of mayo, lettuce & pickles. Alexander had slept thru dinner.  We had to wake him to leave for Christian's soccer game so we took his meal with us.  He took a few bites once we got to the field, but was too preoccupied by a little girl running around.

Overall we stayed within a reasonable calorie amount at 570 cals and believe it or not we did not go over our carb count.  The bun was 39g, 0 carbs in everything else.  I really, really enjoyed my sandwich, but I think next time we will only make 2 sub sandwiches and cut them in half to share between the 4 of us and have a side salad or extra veggies.


Philly Steak Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil

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  1. Forgot to add that we used Sausage Rolls which are only about the size of a hotdog bun.

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