Philly Steak Gourmet Burger

Taking the ordinary burger, to the next level of deliciousness. My Gastronomic version of Philly Steak Gourmet Burger, is jammed packed with flavour, makes for a perfect meal over the weekend, or a weekday cheat?.

Now seriously…WHO DOESN’T ENJOY A GOOD OLD SANDWICH??? I know I DO!  Wondering Why I mention sandwich on this post about a gourmet burger?  Well, a sandwich is exactly how this burger was born.  Philly Steak, is better known as Cheesesteak, or Philadelphia Cheesesteak. The Philly Steak idea is credited to Pat and Harry Olivieri, who originally owned a hot dog stand in Philadelphia.  The Cheesesteaks were created to add more variety to their regular hot dogs, and has since been a HIT with many that have tried it.

Over the years, many a fast food outlet and restaurants, have played up this idea, and the re-birth of Philly sandwiches began surfacing.  Today I show you my Gastronomic Version of this much loved sandwich, that I have styled into a Fully Loaded Gourmet Burger.  This recipe and marinade can be used to cook thinner slices of steaks, that you can still fill into your favourite Sandwich Roll. No Burger seems complete, without a side of Fries, so do find my version of a CHILLI CHEESE SKINNY FRIES idea, also included in the recipe.  So if you have tried my Gourmet Chicken Burger , You will SO LOVE this one too.  Do Give this one a go, and I look forward to hearing from you in comments.

Happy ‘PHILLY STEAK GOURMET BURGER’ Making to you all…


Philly Steak Gourmet Burger

  • Servings: 3-4
  • Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
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Author: Foodeva Marsay

600 – 700 grams Steak (Topside/Rump/Fillet) – Cut into 3-4 Large Pieces
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
Good pinch Turmeric Powder
1/4 teaspoon Cumin Powder
1/4 teaspoon Chilli Flakes (crushed chilli)
1/2 teaspoon Salt (or to Taste)
1 teaspoon Lemon Pepper Spice
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
3 Tablespoon Olive Oil

~ Marinate for +/- 1 Hour
~ When ready to make burgers, Add a dash of olive oil to a pan and cook until done. (No need to add water).

*Burger toppings:*
*Caramalized Onion and Peppers*
Sauté the following in 2 Tablespoon olive oil and 1 Tablespoon butter…
1 Large onion (thickly sliced/chopped)
1/2 Green Pepper (sliced)
1/2 Red Pepper (sliced)
Pinch of sugar
Salt to season
*Note: You can also add mushrooms

*Thick Cheese Sauce*
Author:Foodeva Marsay
1 Cup Milk
1 and 1/2 Tablespoon Flour
1-2 Tablespoon Butter
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
Salt, White Pepper (seasoning to taste) Sprinkle of Peri-Peri spice
1/2 teaspoon Mustard sauce
Tinge of Egg Yellow Colour
~ Make sauce by warming milk, adding butter, flour and spices and mustard sauce
~ Whisk all the time to prevent clumping
~ Lastly add in the cheese and allow to melt in.

*Slices of Cheese to top Steaks and Mayonnaise*

*To Assemble Philly Steak Gourmet Burger*
~ Slice open and Lightly Toast Burger buns (I used Low GI Seeded Buns)
~ Spread a little mayonnaise on both halves, that is inside bun.
~ Add a good spread of cheese sauce to bottom of burger bun.
~ Top with the prepared steak, and a slice of cheese. (Ensure steaks are HOT, this allows the cheese to melt)
~ Add more cheese sauce.
~ Stack on the sautéed onions and peppers.
~ More Cheese sauce if you prefer.
~ Add a Slice of Tomato and Crisp Lettuce leaves to finish off your Philly Steak Gourmet Burger.


? This exact recipe for marinade can be used in thinner cuts of steaks.

? Make this recipe into a sandwich, by shredding steak, or add sliced steaks to a tortilla wrap.

? If your diet doesn’t allow carbs, then use this recipe to make up a salad, or better yet, add the steak onto large lettuce leaves to substitute the bread.  Any types of bread buns works, I have used Low GI Seeded Buns, And it is DELICIOUS!

? Typically, A white cheese is used for philly steak, but I made use of Cheddar cheese. I like the flavour and the overall colour that it adds to the dish.

? You can also add mushroom to your sautéed veggies in recipe.


Philly Steak Gourmet Burger Is ready to be ENJOYED.

(@foodeva_marsay )
Fry Store bought, Skinny Fries, season with salt and chilli powder
Topped with..
Cheese Sauce
Sautéed Caramalized Onion and Peppers
Jalapeño Slices
Drizzle of Sriracha Sauce
Chopped parsely
#Yummy #Beinspired #FoodevaMarsay

Chilli Cheese Fries


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