The Original Pat's King of Steaks® Philadelphia Cheese Steak Recipe

Karen Vandevander


This recipe is absolutely the best! If you like a great cheese steak, you've got to try this, courtesy of Pat's King of Steaks, Philadelphia PA.

★★★★★ 1 vote
10 Min
30 Min


24 oz
thin sliced rib eye or eye roll steak (pat's uses ribeye) – crave brand...if not available use whatever good quality label is available in your area
6 Tbsp
soy bean oil
1 jar(s)
cheez whiz® (american or provolone works fine)
crusty italian rolls
1 large
spanish onion cut into large dice
optional--sweet green and red peppers sautéed in oil
optional--mushrooms sautéed in oil


1Melt the Cheez Whiz® in a double boiler or in the microwave and keep warm until ready to use
2Heat an iron skillet or a non stick pan over medium heat
3Add 3 tablespoons of oil to the pan and sauté the onions to desired doneness
4Remove the onions
5Add the remaining oil and sauté the slices of meat quickly on both sides
6Return onions to pan and heat all ingredients through.
7spread Whiz on rolls. If you like extra cheese drizzle on top of steak once added to the roll, but you MUST spread the whiz on the roll to ensure you get a bite of cheese with every bite of meat.
8divide meat mixture between rolls
9Put on the theme song to the first Rocky movie and enjoy!
10NOTE--If you decide to use the peppers and mushrooms, add them all back to the meat to heat through prior to plating.

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