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Philly Cheesesteak Meatloaf Will Become Your New Obsession

It's two classic American dishes in one!

The Philly cheesesteak was first invented in the 1930s. Since that time, the sandwich has become iconic, with tourists coming from all over the country to sample Philly’s finest cheesesteaks.

Now you can satisfy your craving for Philly cheesesteak at home with this clever recipe for Philly cheesesteak meatloaf. Yes, you can now combine two quintessential American dishes into one. It’s a pretty ingenious way to turn dinnertime into something memorable.

Not only that but this recipe is very affordable to prepare for a family. Part of the reason meatloaf is such an American staple is that it’s a smart way to make the most of your meat. It became popular during the Depression because it could make meat go a long way.

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The Philly cheesesteak meatloaf is both simple and relatively inexpensive to make, requiring just a pound of ground beef, a cup of milk, bread crumbs, an egg, an onion and a few seasonings. And, of course, cheese!

Traditionally, Philly cheesesteaks are made with American cheese, provolone or even Cheez-Whiz. But you can use whatever cheese you like for the filling. You can go with American, cheddar, provolone or mozzarella — whichever you prefer! (For example, this one uses mozzarella).

You can make this recipe in under an hour. For an easy way to round out the dish, pair it with a fresh green salad and some crusty bread. Find the full recipe at My Incredible Recipes.

Busy schedule? No worries. You can also make this Philly cheesesteak meatloaf in your slow cooker. Check out the recipe for that option on Recipes that Crock.

It includes two kinds of cheese (parmesan and provolone), as well as mushrooms and green bell pepper. Sauteé the veggies on the stove and then cook them in your CrockPot for a few hours while you run errands or take a break on the coach. Before you know it, you’ll have cheesy meatloaf perfection.

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You can also make this recipe keto-friendly by omitting the breadcrumbs and instead using crushed-up pork rinds to help bind the meat.

Find the full recipe at 2 Keto Dudes.

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As you can see, they make their Philly cheesesteak meatloaf even more decadent by wrapping it with bacon. Pure genius!