Cooktop Cove: How to make cheesesteak casserole (video)
For those that have not yet had the immeasurable pleasure of diving head first into a freshly-cooked cheesesteak, you have been sincerely missing out on a little piece of heaven. Made famous originally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, this scrumptious dish has been delighting taste buds around the world ever since!
The simply mouthwatering combination of tender beef, sweet peppers, softened white onions, sumptuous cheese sauce, and black peppercorns make this one of the most delightfully easy dinners that we have ever come across. The addition of basic egg noodles bulk up this casserole and turn it into a winning family meal for any occasion.
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
1 lb (450g) beef sirloin, thinly sliced
8oz (225g) pack wide egg noodles, cooked according to package
1 tablespoon canola or vegetable oil
2 green bell peppers, sliced
1 onion, thinly sliced
1 jar cheese sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1. Cook the noodles according to package instructions. Preheat your oven to 400°F. Lightly grease a 3-quart casserole dish or 9" x 13" casserole pan and place the egg noodles in the bottom. Pour half of the cheese sauce over the top of the noodles.
2. In a frying pan, add in oil then the onions and the bell peppers with the salt and pepper, cook for 5 minutes. Add the strips of beef and quickly brown. Place the onion, peppers and beef over the noodles and cheese sauce and spread out evenly. Top it off with the remaining cheese sauce, and place into the preheated oven, covered, for 35 minutes. Serve immediately.
Pro tip: Cool your cheesesteak casserole down a bit with a generous dollop of sour cream and a sprinkling of freshly chopped scallions!
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