Using Leftovers: Cheesesteak Spinach Salad

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All the cheesy awesomeness of a Philly cheesesteak on a fresh bed of baby spinach. Why hadn’t I thought of this before? It was simply delicious and I didn’t even miss the ketchup! (I’m ketchup obsessed for those who don’t know.)

I make traditional cheesesteaks with leftover meat from the London broils I cooked, but with only 3 ounces of meat left from the one I made the other night, I didn’t have enough to make one for both The Husband and me.

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Instead he ate some disgusting frozen mac & cheese (his favorite) and I made myself this amazing salad. It was so simple and filling! I used to make wraps or stuff pitas but now I have new go-to for any leftover beef.

Who needs bread when you have spinach?

Here’s what I did…

  • 1/4 of a large sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 oz cooked London broil chopped
  • 1 oz fancy shredded Cheddar cheese blend
  • 2-3 cups fresh baby spinach

Heat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.

Spray with non-stick spray and sauté the onion until it starts to brown and get a little translucent.

Add the peppers and continue to cook just until they soften and get a little charred.

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Finally, add the steak.

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Pile everything in the middle of the pan, top with the shredded cheese and cover until melted.

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Adding a splash of water can help melt the cheese faster as it steams under the lid.

Slide the “Cheesesteak” on top of the baby spinach leaves and enjoy!

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Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
1 Entire Recipe
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
350 13g 6g old: 7 new:9
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
12g 6g 24g 35g
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2 Comments and 1 Replies

    1. Christy

      Leftover steak has limited options, IMO, because the meat often ends up overcooked. But I love the sound of this idea!

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