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Philly cheesesteak Pasta

Ever find yourself in that wild pre-dinner rush, juggling hunger, homework, and a dog who thinks he’s a sous-chef? Well, let me introduce you to my dinner wizardry: Philly Cheesesteak Pasta with a dash of sanity, courtesy of deli roast beef.

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Mom’s Speedy Fix: Philly Cheesesteak Pasta for Busy Days

Alright, my culinary comrades, gather around, because we’re about to embark on a dinner escapade that’ll make your taste buds do the tango. Picture this: it’s that time of day where chaos reigns supreme in the kitchen, and everyone’s stomachs are sounding like a grumbling percussion section. But fear not, for in the midst of this culinary mayhem, Mom’s rolling out her secret weapon – Philly Cheesesteak Pasta!

But hold onto your spatulas, because here’s the plot twist: we’re not just making any old pasta; we’re fast-tracking our way to flavor euphoria with the unsung hero of deli delights – roast beef. It’s like turning your kitchen into a gourmet rollercoaster, and guess what? You’re all invited for the ride!

So, my fellow flavor adventurers, grab those apron capes, tie them superhero tight, and let’s transform this potential dinnertime disaster into a laugh-out-loud comedy of flavors! Because, as we all know, sometimes the best way to tackle chaos is to dance through it with a spatula in hand. 🍝💃

Step 1: The Meaty Magic Show

Picture this: deli-sliced roast beef, the Houdini of proteins, making a grand entrance into the pan. Sizzle, sizzle, and voila! It’s like a meaty magic show right in your kitchen. Add in the trusty sidekicks, bell peppers, mushrooms and onions. They bring the color to our culinary circus.

Step 2: Pasta Party Time

While your beefy spectacle is underway, let’s sneak in a pasta party. Pick your pasta – anything goes in this kitchen carnival! Boil it up like you’re cooking for a hungry horde (even if it’s just your picky eater squad). Psst… don’t forget to save a splash of pasta water; it’s like the ‘in-case-of-emergency’ wand in your kitchen wizardry kit.

Step 3: Cheese, Please!

Now, let’s talk cheese – the rockstar of our show! Melt it down until it becomes a velvety pool of pure indulgence. Picture this: your pasta and beef are backstage, waiting anxiously, and then, like a headlining act, the cheese takes center stage, performing a molten dance that’ll have your taste buds cheering. Pour this cheesy spectacle over your sautéed beef and veggies – brace yourself for the symphony of ooohs and aaahs that’ll echo through your kitchen! 🧀🎉

Step 4: The Grand Finale

Time to bring it all together, folks! Toss that al dente pasta into the mix. It’s like your culinary cast taking a final bow. Watch as the beef, veggies, pasta, and cheese join hands in a delicious conga line. It’s the grand finale, and it’s faster than your kids finding out where the cookies are hidden.

Wrapping It Up: Culinary Curtain Call

Ta-da! You just pulled off a culinary escapade that’s quicker than a microwave minute. Philly Cheesesteak Pasta, made with deli-sliced roast beef, isn’t just about a recipe; it’s about wielding a spatula like a magic wand, conjuring a meal that not only delights taste buds but outwits the most voracious of appetites. It’s the kind of dinner that earns you a round of applause from the entire family, with plates cleared faster than you can say, “Seconds, please!”

So, dear kitchen maestros, as you savor the triumph of a speedy, delicious masterpiece, know that you’ve just proven that dinnertime chaos can indeed be tamed with a touch of culinary wizardry. Here’s to you, the unsung heroes of the kitchen, turning dinner into a standing ovation-worthy performance night after night. Enjoy the encore, you culinary virtuosos! 🍝✨

Philly cheesesteak Pasta

Difficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Total time

1

hour 

10

minutes

Crafted with the simplicity of deli-sliced roast beef, this pasta recipe is a symphony of flavors that transforms your kitchen into a stage for delicious drama.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound deli roast beef; diced

  • 1 medium yellow onion; sliced

  • 1 large green bell pepper; sliced

  • 12 oz fresh mushrooms; sliced

  • 1 Tbsp cooking oil

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp ground mustard

  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce

  • 3 Tbsp butter

  • 1/4 cup flour

  • 1 cup milk

  • 4 oz Velveeta cheese

  • 16oz cooked short pasta

  • Salt & pepper to taste

Directions

  • Boil 6 cups of water and cook pasta according to package. Save some pasta water for the sauce.
  • Add oil to a heavy pan over medium heat and saute the sliced vegetables with a pinch of salt and pepper for about 5-7 minutes or until tender
  • Stir in the garlic powder, ground mustard, and Worcestershire sauce
  • Next, stir in the butter; melt, then stir in flour. Be sure to cook until there are no more white spots to ensure flour is cooked through.
  • Gradually stir the milk into the mixture whisking as you go to avoid clumping. Cook about 3 minutes until thickened
  • Add the Velvet cheese and cook another 2-3 minutes until everything is well combined
  • Finally, mix in the pasta. Add pasta water if sauce is too thick. The starchy water gives the pasta dish wonderful flavor and a silky sauce. Enjoy!

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