Slow Cooker Philly Cheesesteak

Slow Cooker Philly Cheesesteak

Origin and Region:
The Philly Cheesesteak sandwich is a beloved American classic that originated in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, hence the name “Philly.” It’s known and cherished throughout the United States, particularly in the Northeast region, but has gained popularity nationwide. This slow cooker version offers a convenient way to enjoy the flavors of a Philly Cheesesteak without the need for a grill or stovetop.

Slow Cooker Philly Cheesesteak is a delicious twist on the iconic sandwich, allowing you to enjoy all the flavors of the original recipe with minimal effort. Tender slices of beef, sautéed peppers and onions, and melted cheese come together in the slow cooker to create a hearty and satisfying meal that’s perfect for busy weeknights or casual gatherings.


  • 2 pounds beef round steak, thinly sliced
  • 2 green bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4-6 hoagie rolls
  • 8-12 slices provolone or American cheese

Optional Toppings:

  • Sautéed mushrooms
  • Sliced jalapeños
  • Hot sauce
  • Pickled banana peppers


  • For the most tender beef, slice it thinly against the grain.
  • To save time, you can use pre-sliced beef steak or even leftover roast beef.
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce, you can mix a tablespoon of cornstarch with a tablespoon of cold water and stir it into the slow cooker during the last 30 minutes of cooking.


  1. Place the thinly sliced beef round steak in the bottom of the slow cooker.
  2. Add the sliced bell peppers, onion, minced garlic, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, dried oregano, dried thyme, salt, and pepper to the slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high for 3-4 hours, until the beef is tender.
  4. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Split the hoagie rolls and place them on a baking sheet.
  5. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the beef, peppers, and onions onto the hoagie rolls.
  6. Top each sandwich with 2 slices of provolone or American cheese.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Serve the Slow Cooker Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches hot, with your choice of optional toppings.

Slow Cooker Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches are the ultimate comfort food, featuring tender slices of beef, sautéed peppers and onions, and melted cheese on a soft hoagie roll. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for busy weeknights or casual gatherings, and it’s sure to be a hit with the whole family.

Nutritional Information:
(Serving Size: 1 sandwich, without optional toppings)

  • Calories: 510 kcal
  • Total Fat: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg
  • Sodium: 960mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 42g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 7g
  • Protein: 43g

(Note: Nutritional information may vary depending on specific ingredients and serving size.)

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