Small bites, with big flavor!
Hot, and cheesy mini steak sandwiches make a great weekend meal.
Philly Cheese Steak Bites
1 pound loaf frozen bread dough, thawed and partially raised
1 tablespoon butter
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 small bell pepper, thinly sliced strips
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 pound deli roast beef, thin sliced, cut into julienne strips
Salt and pepper to taste
4 ounces provolone cheese, thinly sliced, cut into julienne strips
egg wash, optional*
8 ounces Cheez Whiz
ketchup and pickle spears, optional
Thaw and partially raise frozen bread dough according to package directions (alternate to
frozen bread – prepare one loaf of bread according to your favorite recipe).
Melt butter in skillet over medium heat, add sliced onions and bell peppers, sauté until
caramelized (about 6-9 minutes); add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute longer; add
strips of roast beef and cook 1-2 minutes. Set aside to cool.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or spray with non-
Knead out excess air in bread dough, turn out on lightly floured surface and cut into 4
sections. Roll each piece into a 12×4 inch rectangle. Gently press one fourth the cooled
beef-onions-pepper mixture down the middle of each rectangle; top with provolone
cheese. Fold dough over filling, pinch edges together to seal and roll into a log. Allow logs
to rest 30 minutes. Cut each log into 4 to 5 bites; place bites on prepared baking sheet.
Brush tops with optional egg wash (see below). Bake 15-20 minutes or until tops are
Microwave Cheez Whiz according to package directions; serve Philly Bites with ketchup and
pickles, dipped in warm Cheez Whiz.
Enjoy these mini Philly snacks while watching your favorite football team play on TV.
Ketchup and pickles were not figured into nutrition analysis. Makes 16 bites
*Egg Wash: whisk together 1 egg white and 3 tablespoons milk, gently brush top of bread
prior to baking.