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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 274.7
  • Total Fat: 13.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 23.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,421.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 77.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 12.5 g
  • Protein: 27.5 g

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Vegetarian Philly Cheesesteak

Submitted by: ELPHABATHROPP

Introduction

A vegetarian twist to a classic! A vegetarian twist to a classic!
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    1 green pepper
    4 tsp minced garlic
    ground black pepper, to taste
    1 medium yellow onion
    2 tbsp light whipped salad dressing
    1 slice low-fat cheddar cheese
    1 slice low-fat American cheese
    2 whole wheat hamburger buns
    1/4 cup sliced button mushrooms

Directions

Cut the green pepper and onion into thick chunks, discarding the seeds, peel, and undesirable flesh.
Spray a pan with cooking spray and heat on medium-low.
Add the green pepper, onion, and minced garlic. Sprinkle generously with ground black pepper, stir vegetables, and cover.
Alternate between stirring, leaving covered, and spraying vegetables with cooking spray, when needed.
When the green peppers and onions are almost done cooking, add the button mushrooms and stir.
Continue cooking for a few minutes.
Cut both the American cheese and the cheddar cheese into quarters and spread out on top of vegetables and lower heat.
While cheese is melting, spread the salad dressing on the whole wheat hamburger buns.
After cheese is completely melted, top the buns and serve.


Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ELPHABATHROPP.






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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Portebello mushrooms are a better choice because they are meatier in texture and flavor. - 3/8/10

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I would use EVOO instead of spray. I like the portabello mushroom instead of bun suggestion. Also, I'd add extra veggies like yellow and red bell pepper and celery. You're not really adding calorie, but you're adding crunch and flavor, not to mention health with the good stuff in veggies. - 11/28/08

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I agree with the last post. Sharing recipes is a community-minded gift. If you have a problem with a recipe, health-related or otherwise, just modify it or don't make it at all. Why attack someone who's sharing an idea? - 8/7/08

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  • Bad
    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I'm confused. This is just a regular sandwich with no meat. I would try it using seitan for the steak. That way it would have protein & substance. I would also use skim mozzarella for the cheese that's what's on this type of sandwich. It sounds like a big mac with no patty, which what's the point? - 8/7/08

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    yummy bu ti dont havealingredientstotry lateatnite living nconbtry . ive got cheese 3kinds bread adnaboutit ill ave thisadn try anothetime. late atniteilike a snacky sandwifh adnnotsure whtto fix othe thanbread mayo adnchoeeese or anythgidonthave. ill look i fditfind illsettle for chees - 1/22/12

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  • I like this recipe very much, it sounds yummy. - 12/1/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am from Philly. A cheesesteak is not a cheesesteak on a hamburger bun. Try chicken cheesesteak! Wonderful! A black bean spread is also great. - 12/16/10

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  • Mmm... Sounds tasty! I'm definitely goping to give this a try.
    Thanks for sharing! :-)
    Hugs,
    Lex xxx
    - 11/18/10

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  • Awesome !!! - 11/18/10

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  • Caution: It looks like the calories for the whole wheat buns are "understated" to say the least. "4 calories of Old Tyme 100% Whole Wheat Rolls, (2 serving)" can't possibly correct. I suggest that you go over the calorie (and sodium) count in its entirety before you decide to make it for you. - 11/17/10

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  • Very yummy!! Thank you for referring to it as a Philly Cheesesteak and not incorrectly as a "Philly" or a "Steak and Cheese" as most people do. :) - 11/17/10

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  • watching the calorie count with the cheese, but tasty veggies! - 11/17/10

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  • I've eaten raw veggie sandwiches and love them, so this looks really appealing! - 11/17/10

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  • really a nice change from meat----- - 11/17/10

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  • Far too little mushroom! - 11/17/10

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  • This sounds sooo delicious! Will definitely make this, as the meaty version is too greasy and heavy for me. - 11/17/10

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  • Would like to see a Chef Meg version - 11/17/10

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  • Very yummy! - 9/9/10

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  • This is a great recipe...I need the whole grain bun for my daily fiber intake and I so love peppers and mushrooms!! I have yellow, red and serrano in the fridge now!The cheese will be low salt-low fat and I will also use diet mayo. Fresh ground pepper, and raw red onion slices on top! Great lunch! - 3/8/10

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  • This sounds very interesting. I love all of the ingredients, so will give it a try. - 3/8/10

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  • Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It's good butg without the black pepper and mayo.
    Also nooo whole wheat bread. can't digest it. - 11/28/08

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    whoa..horrifying sodium amount! - 11/27/08

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  • I made this for lunch, and it was excellant! How can you go wrong with veggies and cheeze. I added up the sodium for a serving with my low-fat cheeses and came up with 425 per serving. I think someone hit another number by mistake. By that is ok, we need to figure this good stuff out too! YUM! - 11/27/08

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  • I have a friend who's a vegetarian and I'm sure she'll love this. - 11/27/08

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  • Is delicious!!!!! - 11/27/08

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