Philly Cheese Steak Sloppy Joes


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small yellow onion diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper diced
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup low sodium beef broth
  • 1 1/2 cups grated provolone cheese
  • 6 hamburger buns


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add the ground beef to the skillet and break apart with a fork. Cook the ground beef until brown and a deep crust begins to form.
  2. Continue cooking until no longer pink.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beef to a bowl and drain off all but two tablespoons fat.
  4. Add the onions and bell peppers to the skillet.
  5. Cook for 1-2 minutes before stirring, then toss the vegetables and continue cooking for an additional 1-2 minutes until softened and beginning to caramelize.
  6. Return the beef back to the skillet.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together the beef broth and cornstarch.
  8. Add the ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, salt, black pepper, garlic powder, beef broth/cornstarch mixture to the skillet and stir.
  9. Simmer the sloppy joe mixture for 5-8 minutes or until beginning to thicken.
  10. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the provolone cheese.
  11. Served on hamburger buns.

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