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Philly cheesesteak casserole serving on a blue plate

Philly Cheesesteak Casserole

Philly Cheesesteak Casserole is made with ground beef, bell peppers, shell pasta, minced garlic, and baked to perfection in a creamy, and delicious cheese sauce!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Philly Cheesesteak Casserole
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 6 servings
Calories 736kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 lb ground beef
  • 3 cups shell pasta small or medium
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 bell peppers sliced into thin strips - green, yellow and red
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream or half and half
  • 1/3 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups shredded Provolone cheese
  • 8 slices Provolone cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cook pasta per package directions aiming for al dente. Drain and set aside.
  • Place a large saute pan over medium-high heat and add the beef. Using a wooden spoon, break it down and season with salt and black pepper. Cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until browned well.
  • Add the sliced bell peppers and onion to the pan. Add Italian seasoning, smoked paprika, and minced garlic. Saute for 10-15 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
  • Add the cream cheese, heavy cream and broth. Stir together until smooth and the cream cheese is melted.
  • Stir in 2 cups of the shredded Provolone cheese and the cooked pasta.
  • Light spray with cooking spray a 9x13 baking dish.
  • Transfer the mixture to it and top it with the remaining provolone cheese slices.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Garnish with a freshly chopped parsley and serve.


Calories: 736kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 55g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 28g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 21g | Trans Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 178mg | Sodium: 949mg | Potassium: 913mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2887IU | Vitamin C: 78mg | Calcium: 658mg | Iron: 5mg