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Philly Cheese Steak Tacos – Recipe!

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The Super Bowl is this Sunday and if you haven’t started thinking about your menu, you probably should.  The big game is New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles and I think we are all looking for a great match up, not to mention Justin Timberlake in doing the halftime show – Yes!

Okay, back to food – It’s a nice idea to make dishes that are representative of each of the areas and when you think of Philadelphia, doesn’t cheese steak immediately pop into your mind?  So, I thought it would be fun to put a little twist on this favorite sandwich and make Philly Cheese Steak Tacos.

For starters, I love a good taco with practically anything piled up inside and coming from Southern California, most would prefer a taco over a loaded bun.  These beefy, cheesy tortillas are so simple to make and have all the ingredients of an original Philly cheese steak.

For the game, make a big batch and let everyone load their tacos and slip them under the broiler to melt the cheese – it’s even easier that way.  Nothing like a cold Mexican beer to wash them down.

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Ingredients

1 pound beef sirloin, shaved (found it already shaved at Trader Joe’s)

1 white onion

1 red bell pepper

1 teaspoon onion powder

8 corn tortillas

4 slices provolone or havarti cheese, torn in half

salt & pepper

vegetable oil

pickled jalapenos, optional

(Makes 8 Tacos)

To Prepare:

1. Slice onion and bell pepper very thin, set aside.  Set oven to broil.  Heat a grill pan or large skillet to medium-high, and drizzle with 1 tablespoon oil.  After 2 minutes, add the onions and peppers and cook for 4 minutes, tossing as they cook.  Sprinkle the mixture with 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and onion powder. Remove from grill and keep warm.

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2. Drizzle grill pan with 1 tablespoon of oil and add beef.  Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt, pepper and onion powder.  Cook for 1 minute each side, remove and keep warm.

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3.  Toast tortillas over burner for 30 seconds or under broiler.  On a sheet pan, place tortillas with a dollop of meat, onions and peppers.  Top each taco with 1/2 slice cheese and place under broiler for 30 seconds, remove and repeat.  Top with a slice of pickled jalapeno and serve with a cold beer, Enjoy!

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