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Cheese Dip Philly Cheesesteak

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This cheese dip Philly Cheesesteak combines the flavors of a traditional Philly cheesesteak with the creamy indulgence of cheese dip. It makes a great easy dinner idea!

cheese dip philly cheesesteak

Tender, thinly sliced ribeye steak, sautéed onions and peppers, all enveloped in a blanket of gooey, melty cheese dip, nestled within a fresh, crusty roll. Whether you’re a fan of cheesesteaks or a cheese dip enthusiast, this innovative dish is a taste sensation that’ll have your taste buds dancing with delight.

Philly cheesesteak sauce dip

Philly cheesesteak sauce dip is a creamy and flavorful sauce typically used as a condiment or dipping sauce for Philly cheesesteak sandwiches. It complements the rich and savory flavors of the sandwich, adding an extra layer of creaminess and taste.

Some traditions call for using cheese whiz for the sauce, but we love the spicy kick of rotel cheese dip-and we don’t use artificial cheese food for it. The flavor difference is out of this world! Our rotel cheese dip without velveeta is one of our favorite world famous rotel recipes. We grow our own peppers, onions, and tomatoes, and we freeze batches of rotel tomatoes to use in everything throughout the year.

Rotel cheese dip without Velveeta is a delicious alternative for those who prefer to make their cheese dip from scratch or are looking for a different flavor profile. While Velveeta is a popular choice for making cheese dips due to its smooth, creamy texture and mild flavor, some people prefer to use real cheese for a richer and more authentic taste.

When you make Rotel cheese dip without Velveeta, you typically use a combination of real cheeses, such as cheddar, Monterey Jack, or a blend of your favorite cheese varieties. This approach allows you to customize the flavor and texture of your dip to your liking. You can also add diced tomatoes and green chilies for a hint of spice and tangy flavor.

I know if you try our rotel cheese dip recipe linked above, you’ll be hooked for life!

Philly cheesesteak sliders

Philly cheesesteak sliders are a delightful and convenient way to enjoy the flavors of a classic Philly cheesesteak in a smaller, bite-sized form. These Philly cheesesteak sliders make a fantastic appetizer, party snack, or even a quick and delicious meal.

Just use the recipe, but instead of buns, slice a batch of rolls (King’s Hawaiian make a GREAT base for Philly Cheesesteak sliders) And pro tip, they make really flavorful buns as well for the big cheesesteak sammies.

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Best sides for Philly cheesesteak

Cheese Dip Philly cheesesteak is a hearty and flavorful sandwich, and there are plenty of delicious sides that pair well with it. Here are some of the best sides to serve:

  • French Fries: Crispy, golden-brown fries are a classic choice that complements the cheesesteak’s savory flavors perfectly.
  • Onion Rings: Onion rings offer a crunchy and slightly sweet contrast to the sandwich, adding a different texture and flavor profile.
  • Coleslaw: Creamy coleslaw provides a refreshing and slightly tangy side that balances the richness of the cheesesteak.
  • Pickles: Pickles, whether dill or bread-and-butter, add a zesty and tangy element that cuts through the sandwich’s richness.
  • Side Salad: A crisp garden salad with fresh vegetables and a light vinaigrette dressing can be a refreshing choice if you’re looking for something lighter.
  • Sweet Potato Fries: If you prefer a healthier alternative to regular fries, sweet potato fries are a delicious option that adds a touch of sweetness.
  • Cheese Fries: Take your fries to the next level by adding melted cheese on top. Cheese fries are a cheesy and indulgent side dish.
  • Mozzarella Sticks: These crispy, cheese-filled snacks are a fun and cheesy side option that pairs well with the cheesesteak.
  • Soup: A cup of tomato soup, vegetable soup, or a hearty chili can be a comforting and warming side dish during colder weather.
  • Macaroni and Cheese: Creamy mac and cheese is a decadent side that cheese lovers will appreciate.
  • Grilled Asparagus: For a healthier option, grilled asparagus offers a touch of elegance and a burst of freshness.
  • Tater Tots: These crispy potato bites are a nostalgic and tasty side dish that’s sure to please.

Feel free to mix and match these sides to create a well-rounded and satisfying meal to accompany your Cheese Dip Philly cheesesteak. The choice ultimately depends on your personal preferences and the occasion.

vegetables cut up for philly cheesesteak
philly cheesesteaks waiting for cheese dip topping

Now for the main event, the Cheese Dip Philly Cheesesteak recipe:

These Queso Cheesesteak Sandwiches are a favorite! Shaved beef is loaded with green peppers, onions, and mushrooms, then smothered in a Rotel Velveeta queso and packed into a fresh hoagie roll.

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Cheese Dip Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

Robust savory steak strips sauted with peppers and onions on a toasty bun and topped wtih cramy cheese tip that has a little kick!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese dip, Cheese dip philly cheeseteak, philly cheesesteak, rotel
Servings: 4
Calories: 342kcal
Author: Christina


  • 14 oz beef shaved steak
  • ½ green pepper cut into ½ inch strips
  • ½ yellow onion cut into ½ inch slices
  • 4 oz mushrooms slices
  • Rotel cheese dip
  • 4 hoagie rolls


  • Wash and cut your veggies.
  • Add the shaved steak and sliced veggies to a skillet and cook over medium low heat, turning the meat and veggies every couple of minutes, until the steak is cooked through and the peppers are tender to your liking.
  • Slice the hoagie rolls, and fill each with ¼ of the meat and veggies mixture, then top with cheese sauce.


Calories: 342kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 268mg | Potassium: 480mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 71IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 85mg | Iron: 7mg

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