Philly Cheesesteak Balls

You'll reconsider going out for that next Philly cheesesteak!

Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients for 5 people

3/4 lb ground beef

1 onion

1 red pepper

1 1/3 cup beer

1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce

3 1/3 lbs potatoes

1 1/2 tbsp butter

3/4 cup flour

9 slices provolone cheese

Vegetable oil


Salt & pepper

Flour, egg, and breadcrumbs for breading


1 small bowl

Plastic wrap

1 sheet pan

Step 1/4

Cook ground beed with chopped onion, diced pepper, salt and pepper. Once cooked, pour in beer and Worcestershire sauce and cook until reduced.

Step 2/4

Peel the potatoes, cook in boiling salted water until tender, then mash. Add melted butter, salt and pepper to taste.

Step 3/4

Line bowl with plastic wrap and cover with mashed potatoes, leaving a hollow center. Fill the bowl with the beef mixture and close the ball, covering the meat with the mashed potatoes. Seal the plastic wrap. Repeat 8 times and place all the balls in the freezer for at least 1 hour.

Step 4/4

Once frozen, remove the plastic wrap and preheat the oven to 350 °F. Roll the mashed balls in flour, egg, then breadcrumbs and fry them. Drain the balls, removing excess oil, and place in a square baking dish. Place 1 slice of provolone on each ball and bake for 15 mins at 350 °F. Once out of oven, sprinkle with chopped parsley and enjoy.