Some kind of magic occurs when you bring all of these wonderful flavors together! When combined, and with a little time, they make the most tender and juicy Slow Cooker Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches you will ever have!
Well I didn’t go vegan this week, doesn’t look like that’s happening anywhere in the near future, just kidding, probably more like never. I don’t think any vegans will be looking at this recipe so I’m not going to hurt their feelings.
You know this is what they really want, they keep coming up with some crazy “beyond meat” terms like the new “Vegan Bleeding Burger”? Really people? If I could grow a cow in backyard, I would, but smooshing some black beans or in this case peas and beets into a burger just doesn’t cut it, sorry. There is no comparison to sinking your teeth into real meat. I like peas and beets, I eat those on the side. I’m not judging, maybe they’ll live to be 140 years old, I’ll never know. Maybe they’ll cure world hunger in the process, that would be a great thing!
So I’ll just go back to minding my own business now and enjoy my Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich and if you’re a carnivore too, then we’ve got something in common because this turned out so tender and juicy. Some kind of magic occurs when you bring all of these wonderful flavors together! There’s no reason to search Yelp for a good cheesesteak anymore, unless you live in Philly then I’m sure you know where to go. We used to buy Steak-umms when we wanted to make these at home, but for the price of those now you can practically buy a roast and then you can control the sodium yourself and these are so much better.
We have Philly Cheesesteak sandwiches in restaurants all over town too, but not this good. You can pile as much meat as you want when you make them in the comfort of your own home, and when you make it in the crockpot it couldn’t be any easier. Plus your house smells so good all day, and your dogs walk around with their noses in the air. If you have dogs you know your getting the sadddest puppy dog eyes. Like you haven’t fed them in days.
We’ve been lucky enough to have some really good sales lately on roasts, like a buy one get one free. So we’ve had Mississippi Pot Roast, Yankee Pot Roast, and Italian Roast Beef Sandwiches; all really good!
For this I happened to have a bottom round roast, it doesn’t matter what kind of roast you use in the crock pot as long as they’re seasoned good. I didn’t put the bell peppers in the crockpot though, you can do that if you really want to. I wouldn’t add them until the last hour though. I didn’t want them to turn to mush. I did slice an onion and put the roast on top of that, it adds to the flavor and keeps the meat off the bottom. The onion also helps the meat cook more evenly, and actually makes clean up easier.
So if you’re thinking of turning vegan, just wait till after you have this sandwich, you can thank me later!
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