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ground beef philly cheesesteak in a pan with chips next to it.

Ground Beef Philly Cheesesteak

This ground beef philly cheesesteak has ground beef filling with diced green peppers and onions. Drizzle with melted garlic butter and mozzarella cheese, then bake.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy meals
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Servings 8 sandwiches


  • medium saute pan
  • 9x13 baking dish
  • microwave proof bowl


  • 8 mini sub buns
  • 1/2 medium white onion diced
  • 1/2 green pepper diced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 5 tablespoons butter melted
  • 3 garlic cloves minced, 1 for the ground beef & 2 for the butter topping
  • 1 pound ground beef I use 80/20


  • Heat a saute pan on medium/high heat. Add the ground beef to the pan. Cook ground beef until browned, for 6-8 minutes.
    1 pound ground beef
  • While the meat is cooking, dice the onion and green pepper. Make sure to remove the core and seeds from the green pepper.
    1/2 medium white onion, 1/2 green pepper
  • Remove the pan then drain the beef.
  • Wipe the pan down and return it to the stove. Return the heat to medium/high and add the ground beef back to the pan. Then add the diced green peppers and onions, Worcestershire sauce, salt & pepper, ground mustard, and 1 clove minced garlic.
    1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard, 3 garlic cloves
  • Cook until the peppers and onions have softened, 4-5 minutes. Turn off the heat.
    5 tablespoons butter
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Spray a baking dish with olive oil spray. Add the mini-sub buns to the pan standing cut side up.
    8 mini sub buns
  • Stuff the buns with the ground beef mixture evenly.
  • Sprinkle with cheese.
    4 ounces shredded mozzarella cheese
  • In a microwave-proof mug or glass measuring cup, add the butter and put it into the microwave to melt for 30 seconds.
    5 tablespoons butter
  • Add the remaining minced garlic. Stir.
    3 garlic cloves
  • Slowly pour the melted butter on top of each ground beef cheesesteak that's in the baking dish.
  • Place the baking dish into the oven and bake the sandwiches for 8 minutes.


Tips for making this recipe:

  • You can substitute the ground beef for ground chicken or turkey.