4 hoagie rolls or Italian loaves or 8 slices sourdough bread
6 tablespoons Cabot Salted Butter, divided
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 green bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced
2 pounds ribeye or sirloin steak, very thinly sliced
Cabot Cheese Spread (see recipe below)
WARM rolls or bread in low oven.
MELT 4 tablespoons of butter, in heavy skillet or on griddle over medium-high heat. When hot, add onions and cook, stirring, for several minutes until beginning to soften.
ADD peppers and continue to cook, stirring often, until peppers are softened and onions are beginning to brown. Scrape into bowl, cover to keep warm and set aside.
ADD remaining 2 tablespoons butter to skillet; when melted and hot, add steak and cook, stirring and flipping for a minute or two until no longer pink.
REMOVE skillet or griddle from heat and separate steak into four piles. Top each pile with heaping amount of Cheese Spread. With metal spatula, transfer each pile to bottom half of roll or slice of bread. Top with some of onions and peppers, then with roll top or bread slice.
SERVE immediately with plenty of napkins.
Cabot Cheese Spread:
Makes about 3 cups or 12 servings
1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
16 ounces Cabot Sharp Cheddar, grated (about 4 cups) or cubed
½ teaspoon dry mustard
½ teaspoon salt
HEAT evaporated milk, in saucepan or double boiler, until very hot but not boiling.
ADD cheese,mustard and salt and stir until cheese is melted and spread is smooth. Scrape into jar, seal with lid and refrigerate.
Recipe courtesy of Jimmy Kennedy.