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Open-Faced Cheesesteak Sandwiches Recipe

Open-Faced Cheesesteak Sandwiches Recipe

You might need a fork to eat this filling sandwich from Michael Klotz of Scottsdale, Arizona. Hot pepper sauce and pepper Jack cheese heat up the tender roast beef and veggies.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 French roll, split
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1/3 pound sliced deli roast beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 4 slices pepper jack cheese

Directions

  • 1. Spread roll halves with butter; sprinkle with garlic powder. Set aside.
  • 2. In a small skillet, saute the green pepper, onion, salt and pepper in 1 tablespoon oil until tender. Remove and keep warm. In the same skillet, saute beef and hot sauce in remaining oil until heated through. Spoon onto buns; top with pepper mixture and cheese.
  • 3. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 2-3 in. from the heat for 2-4 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 open-faced sandwich (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 540 calories, 38 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 107 mg cholesterol, 1,250 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 32 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot or Syrah.