Cheese, steak, onions and sweet peppers combine to make one of Philadelphia’s most famous dishes, the Philly Cheese Steak. Just back from a trip to Philadelphia, I craved one, but not all the calories that go with it. Here’s a version that has the flavor without the guilt.
Some people serve ketchup with the sandwich, others serve marinara sauce and still others like it plain. The choice is yours.
This meal contains 667 calories per serving with 26 percent of calories from fat. .
• You can use all green or all red pepper.
• Any quick-cooking steak can be used.
• 1/2 cup reduced-fat shredded Cheddar can be used instead of cheese spread. Sprinkle it over meat and place under broiler for a minute to melt.
• Prepare all ingredients.
• Sauté vegetables.
• Sauté steak
To buy: 1 green bell pepper, 1 red bell pepper, 3/4 pound round steak, 1 jar light cheese spread, 1 package hoagie or sub rolls, 1 small jar marinara sauce.
Staples: Vegetable oil spray, onion, salt, black peppercorns.
Linda Gassenheimer’s latest book is “The Flavors of the Florida Keys.” Her website is dinnerinminutes.com. Follow her on Twitter @lgassenheimer.