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Traditional Philly Cheesesteak Pizza Recipe

Traditional Philly Cheesesteak Pizza Recipe

Sometimes my family likes their pizza crust extra crispy, so I prebake the crust for 5 minutes before adding the toppings. There are never leftovers. —Laura McDowell, Lake Villa, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 small green pepper, julienned
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 prebaked 12-inch pizza crust
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, cubed
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded provolone cheese, divided
  • 1 cup shredded or julienned cooked roast beef
  • 1/3 cup pickled pepper rings
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, saute the peppers, mushrooms and onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 2. Place crust on an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Spread pizza sauce over crust and dot with cream cheese. Sprinkle with 1 cup provolone cheese. Top with pepper mixture, beef, pepper rings and remaining provolone cheese. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and oregano.
  • 3. Bake at 450° for 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 slices.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 439 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 61 mg cholesterol, 826 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied Red Wine

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