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Game day snack food or an appetizer for parties and holidays full of classic Philly Cheesesteak flavors!

Game day appetizer full of classic Philly Cheese Steak flavors. Beef steak, bell peppers, onion, and provolone cheese in a potato skin shell. Great football food for NFL Sunday as a party snack. Gluten free. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins | Three Olives Branch | www.threeolivesbranch.comI cannot wait for the cooler weather!  Fall is my absolute favorite season and I love everything about it.  From boots and jackets to crisp air and leaves changing color.  And I also associate fall with some great food!  These Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins will be making some appearances on our football Sunday table!

Game day appetizer full of classic Philly Cheese Steak flavors. Beef steak, bell peppers, onion, and provolone cheese in a potato skin shell. Great football food for NFL Sunday as a party snack. Gluten free. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins | Three Olives Branch | www.threeolivesbranch.comThis post contains affiliate links.

You can find detailed instructions on how to make the best potato skin shells here!  It is my favorite technique as I found using baked potatoes were just too soft and difficult to work with.  Plus my technique above is so much faster!  The topping possibilities are endless!  Now that I have a recipe for perfect potato skins, it is somewhat dangerous because they are so good!

If you stop by here often, you probably know that I love combining different foods and ideas into a new recipe.  And lately, Philly Cheesesteaks have been a big inspiration.  These Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins are the first of several cheesesteak recipes to come, so be sure to subscribe to our emails (top of page or right side bar) or follow us on social media to keep up to date with our recipe releases!

Game day appetizer full of classic Philly Cheese Steak flavors. Beef steak, bell peppers, onion, and provolone cheese in a potato skin shell. Great football food for NFL Sunday as a party snack. Gluten free. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins | Three Olives Branch | www.threeolivesbranch.comMake the potato skin shells in advance for a quick and easy assembly!  I like to throw them in a container and refrigerate them for when I am ready to finish them off.  That way you can have these Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins ready to go in no time!

To make the Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins, sautee the onion and bell pepper in a large skillet until they are just translucent.  (Some people argue that peppers are not part of a traditional cheesesteak, so skip them if you wish but I love them!)

Game day appetizer full of classic Philly Cheese Steak flavors. Beef steak, bell peppers, onion, and provolone cheese in a potato skin shell. Great football food for NFL Sunday as a party snack. Gluten free. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins | Three Olives Branch | www.threeolivesbranch.comThen add the sliced beef and cook until it is no longer pink.

Game day appetizer full of classic Philly Cheese Steak flavors. Beef steak, bell peppers, onion, and provolone cheese in a potato skin shell. Great football food for NFL Sunday as a party snack. Gluten free. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins | Three Olives Branch | www.threeolivesbranch.comFill up the potato skin shells with the steak mixture and top with some pieces of provolone cheese.  You can go cheese crazy if you want and put some in the bottom of the skins as well!  Then bake them off for about 12 minutes until the cheese is softened.

Game day appetizer full of classic Philly Cheese Steak flavors. Beef steak, bell peppers, onion, and provolone cheese in a potato skin shell. Great football food for NFL Sunday as a party snack. Gluten free. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins | Three Olives Branch | www.threeolivesbranch.comWhat are your favorite recipes to make on game day? Be sure to tag us on social media if you make any of our recipes.  We want to see it!

Game day appetizer full of classic Philly Cheese Steak flavors. Beef steak, bell peppers, onion, and provolone cheese in a potato skin shell. Great football food for NFL Sunday as a party snack. Gluten free. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins | Three Olives Branch | www.threeolivesbranch.comFind our collection of potato skin recipes here! 

Game day appetizer full of classic Philly Cheese Steak flavors. Beef steak, bell peppers, onion, and provolone cheese in a potato skin shell. Great football food for NFL Sunday as a party snack. Gluten free. Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins | Three Olives Branch | www.threeolivesbranch.com

Philly Cheesesteak Potato Skins

Game day snack food or an appetizer for parties and holidays full of classic Philly Cheesesteak flavors!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 12 potato skins

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Get everything prepped by slicing your onion, bell pepper, and steak. The steak should be cut into 1/2" strips. This can be done with a sharp knife, or you can freeze the meat which makes it easier to cut thinly. Once cut, you can let the meat thaw. Have your potato skin shells done and ready to go.
  • Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  • When heater, add the onion and pepper. Cook until translucent and beginning to soften, approximately 3 minutes.
  • Add the steak and the seasoning. Cook until no longer pink, approximately 5 minutes.
  • Remove the steak mixture from the heat. Season to taste with additional salt or pepper if needed, keeping in mind that the potato skin shell is seasoned as well.
  • Line the potato skin shells on a large baking sheet. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  • Fill each potato skin shell with the steak mixture. Top with pieces of provolone. Add more cheese if desired, including under the steak at the bottom of the potato skin shell. (If you do this, you will need more than 4 oz).
  • Bake the potato skins until the cheese is melting, approximately 12 minutes. Serve immediately.

Notes

You can use any steak of choice, even leftover steak, or ground beef for this recipe.  I used top round because it is one of the more common cuts used for cheesesteaks.  If using leftover steak, simply add to the bell pepper and onion to heat and set aside as it is already cooked.  Season as needed based on the existing steak seasoning.
Learn how to make your own potato skin shells here!  They can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator.  The longer baking time is to account for making the potato skin shells themselves if you have not done so already.
If you use extra cheese on top, or put cheese in the bottom, you will need more than 4 oz.
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By on August 20th, 2017

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