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Philly Cheesesteak Macaroni and Cheese
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr
 

This Philly Cheesesteak Macaroni and Cheese is a hearty pasta dish Philly style!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 740 kcal
Author: MaryAnn Dwyer
Ingredients
  • 8 oz. elbow noodles or your favorite small pasta noodles
  • 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 16 oz. sirloin steak, thinly shaved
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 2 1/2 cups yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cups green bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp. ground mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne red pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups provolone cheese, freshly grated
  • 2 cups American cheese, freshly grated
Soft Pretzel Crumbs
  • 1 cup soft pretzel crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Fill large pot with water and 2 tsp. salt and prepare the macaroni al dente according to directions on package. Drain and set aside.

  2. In a large saucepan oven medium-high heat, heat oil. Add steak meat and season with salt and pepper. Cook until no longer pink. Remove steak meat to a large plate. Drain fat from pan.

  3. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter over medium heat in saucepan. Add onion and green pepper and cook for 10-12 minutes until browned. Whisk in flour and cook for one minute. Slowly whisk in milk, cream, mustard, cayenne, salt and pepper.

  4. Stirring constantly, continue to cook for 8 minutes until nice and thick. Stir in 3 1/2 cups cheeses. Stir until cheese is melted. Add pasta and steak meat. Pour into a 2.4 qt. or a 9x13 baking dish sprayed with non-stick cooking spray. Sprinkle with the leftover cheeses and the pretzel crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes until bubbly and nice and golden browned.

  5. Pretzel Crumbs: place pieces of soft pretzel in food processor. Process until coarse crumbs form. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add crumbs and cook for 3-4 minutes, tossing often until lightly browned. Remove from heat.

Nutrition Facts
Philly Cheesesteak Macaroni and Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 740 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 27g169%
Cholesterol 159mg53%
Sodium 1488mg65%
Potassium 602mg17%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 1590IU32%
Vitamin C 33.9mg41%
Calcium 747mg75%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.