Philly Cheesesteak Rice Skillet

My quick and cheesy Philly Cheesesteak Rice Skillet is the perfect one-pot meal with classic flavors for a busy weeknight meal.

Hey there, foodie friends! Today, I’m super excited to share with you one of my latest obsessions: Philly Cheesesteak Rice Skillet. Now, if you’re anything like me, you adore the flavors of a classic Philly cheesesteak, but sometimes you just don’t have the time or energy to go through the whole sandwich-making process. That’s where this skillet recipe swoops in to save the day!

Imagine all the mouthwatering goodness of thinly sliced beef, sautéed peppers and onions, and ooey-gooey melted cheese, but in a quick, one-pot approach. Yep, you heard me right—no need to fire up the grill or dirty a bunch of dishes. Just one skillet, a handful of ingredients, and you’re on your way to flavor town.

One-pot meals are a game-changer, aren’t they? Not only do they save you time on cleanup (hello, fewer dishes to wash!), but they also allow all those delicious flavors to meld together beautifully. Plus, there’s something oh-so-satisfying about tossing everything into a single pot and letting it work its magic.

And let’s talk about how quickly this recipe comes together. We’re talking less than 30 minutes from start to finish, folks. That’s quicker than waiting for delivery, and way more rewarding. It’s the perfect meal for those nights when you’re craving something comforting, familiar, quick, and cheesy. Trust me, your taste buds will thank you.

Now, if you’re feeling adventurous (or just want to mix things up a bit), there are endless variations you can try based off this recipe idea. Swap out the beef for chicken or mushrooms for a veggie-friendly option. Add some diced tomatoes or jalapeños for an extra kick of flavor. The possibilities are endless, my friends!

Yield: 4 servings

Philly Cheesesteak Rice Skillet

Philly Cheesesteak Rice Skillet

My quick and cheesy Philly Cheesesteak Rice Skillet is the perfect one-pot meal with classic flavors for a busy weeknight meal.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 1 lb Boneless Certified Angus Beef Round, thinly sliced
  • 1 white onion, sliced
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cup of baby bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp all purpose maggie seasoning
  • 1 tsp salt free all purpose seasoning blend
  • Kosher Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock or beef stock (sub water)
  • 1 package of precooked rice pilaf
  • 1/4 cup whipped cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Italian cheese
  • 5-6 slices of provolone cheese (for topping)


  1. To a cast iron skillet on medium high heat, add oil and beef
  2. Allow beef to brown and get crispy, about 2 minutes
  3. Season beef with all purpose seasoning, salt free blend, kosher salt and pepper
  4. Remove steak and set aside
  5. To the skillet, add more oil if needed and add green bell pepper, onion and mushrooms
  6. Allow veggies to soften and get fragrant, about 5 minutes
  7. Season to taste with salt and pepper
  8. Once veggies are softened add garlic deglaze with chicken stock
  9. Cook for one more minute then add in cooked rice pilaf and mix well
  10. To the rice and veggies add beef and cream cheese
  11. Mix well then add half the shredded Italian cheese and combine
  12. Smooth the top of the rice and add the remaining shredded cheese on top followed by pieces of sliced provolone cheese
  13. Broil in the oven on high for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is slightly browned and completely melted
  14. Allow skillet to cool for 5 minutes then serve and enjoy!

So, what are you waiting for? Give this Philly Cheesesteak Rice Skillet a try and prepare to be amazed. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to click around in the recipe archives on my website for more easy, family-friendly meal ideas. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed.

Until next time, happy cooking, friends!


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