Veggie Cheesesteak Potatoes


  • For the Potatoes
  • 4 medium sized Yukon Gold Potatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • For the Veggies
  • 1/2 lg brown onion *cut into strips
  • 2 tbsp red wine
  • 1 lg green bell pepper *cut into stripes
  • 1 lg red bell pepper *cut into stripes
  • 8 oz sliced mushrooms
  • For the Steak
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 lb tri tip steak
  • salt & peeper to taste
  • For the Cheese Sauce
  • 1 1/2 tbsp butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp flour *see notes above for gluten-free
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 375℉.
  2. For the Potatoes
  3. Cut potatoes in half lengthwise and place into large cast iron frying pan. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt & garlic powder. Massage so oil covers all sides of potato. Bake with cut side down for approximately 45 mins or until golden brown on the under side.
  4. Once potatoes are done baking set aside. Note: place baked potatoes on a cookie sheet in turned off oven to keep warm until ready to serve.
  5. For the Steak
  6. Heat the same cast iron frying pan over medium – med/high heat for about 3 mins. Add butter. Salt and pepper both side of steak. Once butter in melted place steak carefully in pan and do not move for 4-5 mins. Carefully flip steak over and cook for another 4-5 mins (this will give you medium rare meat as pictured above). Once done cooking place steak on cutting board and let rest while preparing rest of meal. Cut into strips right before serving.
  7. Place the same frying pan over medium/high heat and sauté onions until they begin to sweat, about 2 mins. Add wine and continue sautéing for another 2 mins. Add bell peppers and sauté for another 3-4 mins before adding mushrooms. Sauté with mushrooms for an additional 3-4 mins. Set aside while making cheese sauce.
  8. For the Cheese Sauce
  9. Measure flour with onion & garlic powder into a small bowl. Measure broth and add Worcestershire.
  10. Grate cheese and set aside.
  11. In a medium sized sauce pan melt butter over medium high heat. Whisk in flour and cook for 1 minute past the bubbly state. Slowly whisk in broth. Bring mixture to a simmer while whisking consistently. Once mixture begins to thicken cook for about another minute. Add cheese on handful at a time stir until fully melted and incorporated.
  12. Serve veggies and steak stripes over two potato halves. Drizzle with cheese sauce.


Recipe Notes

*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.* by heather, fed up foodie