Philly Cheesesteak Pizza Recipe

Lisa Grant | Jersey Girl Cooks Updated

Philly Cheesesteak Pizza brings the glorious flavors of Philadelphia to your home. All in one hearty pizza.

My family has eaten pizza from New York, New Jersey, Chicago and Philadelphia. We have tried thin and crispy pizza, thick and doughy crusts, deep dish pizzagrilled pizza and pizza filled with gooey cheese and spicy pepperoni.

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You get the point. We have eaten plenty of pizzas.

But my husband and son have declared this Philly cheesesteak pizza as the best they’ve ever eaten. Unfortunately, my daughter has not tasted this pizza, as there has been none left for her both times I have made it this month.

This pizza is really easy to make, and with sauce, cheese and steak, a full meal in itself. It covers all four food groups, right?

I typically serve pizza with a salad just to get some extra veggies in there, but my husband and son would much rather eat an extra slice of pizza than any veggies. Since a slice is very filling, I like to eat something lighter on the side.

By using store made dough and homemade sauce I have stocked up in the freezer, this pizza comes together very quickly. I buy thin-sliced ribeye steak that is perfect for making cheesesteaks, but also perfect for making this pizza.

My family loves a blend of cheddar and mozzarella cheese but provolone and Monterey jack cheese would be delicious too. Feel free to make your own homemade pizza dough if that is your thing.

Philly Cheesesteak Pizza Picture

To make the best pizza possible, here are some helpful hints:

  • Make sure the oven gets preheated for at least 20 minutes before the pizza gets baked.
  • Do not overcook the steak. When sautéing it in the pan, make sure to leave a little pink. It will finish cooking in the oven.
  • Layer the steak and cheese by using cheese, steak, then more cheese. The steak will stay juicy and the cheese will melt perfectly.
  • Cool the pizza a few minutes before cutting into it. This will keep the pizza from falling apart.
  • Don’t be afraid to serve this pizza with knives and forks!

This pizza does come with a warning. If you make it too often, your kids’ friends will be visiting your house all the time.

It has happened here and to tell you the truth, I really don’t mind!

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Philly Cheesesteak Pizza Recipe

    4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 16 ounces Prepared Pizza Dough, Brought to room temperature
  • 1 cup Pizza Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 8 ounces Ribeye Steak, Or chip steak, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 4 ounces Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 ounces Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried Parsley

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Roll out pizza dough and place on a round fourteen inch pizza pan. Top with sauce and bake pizza for 8 minutes.
  3. While pizza is baking, heat olive oil on medium heat in a medium size non- stick frying pan. Add steak and season with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Cook for a few minutes or until steak starts to brown but still has some pink. Remove from heat and drain any grease.
  4. Remove pizza from oven and pop any dough bubbles with a fork. Top with half the cheese, the steak and the remaining cheese. Sprinkle with parsley.
  5. Bake for about 8 more minutes or until crust is golden and cheese starts to bubble.
  6. Remove from oven and cool for a few minutes before slicing. 

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Author: Lisa Grant
Recipe Yields: 4 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 228
Calories 641

% Daily Value*
44%
Total Fat 29g
46%
  Saturated Fat 9g
44%
Sodium 1065mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate 52g
8%
  Dietary Fiber 6g
  Sugars 6g
60%
Protein 30g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Lisa Grant

About Lisa

Like all moms, Lisa needs quick and easy dinners during the week for her busy family. As our Easy Dinners Fanatic, she creates meals that you can make between soccer and band practice that are full of flavor and good for you too. You can see more from Lisa on Jersey Girl Cooks.

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