Food & Drink

Recipe of the Day: Favorite sandwich turns into a dip

Turn a Philly Cheesesteak into a dip.
Turn a Philly Cheesesteak into a dip.


2 teaspoons vegetable oil

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 cup chopped green bell pepper

1/2 pound sliced roast beef, chopped (2 cups)

1 can (4.5 ounces) chopped green chiles

8 slices deluxe white American cheese or American cheese. cut into pieces

3 ounces cream cheese

1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Torn pieces of crusty bread or hard sourdough pretzels, if desired

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray ovenproof 1-quart baking dish with cooking spray.

In 10-inch skillet, heat oil, onion and bell pepper over medium heat; cook and stir about 5 minutes, or until onion has softened and turned translucent. Stir in roast beef; cook 2 minutes. Add chiles, American cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise and pepper; stir until cheese is melted.

Pour mixture into baking dish; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden brown on top. Serve with bread or pretzels as dippers. Makes 12 servings.

Tip: To make individual servings, lightly spray small ovenproof ramekins; spoon dip into ramekins, and bake 15 to 20 minutes.

Betty Crocker