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Cheesesteak Sliders

Cheesesteak Sliders made with grilled sirloin, peppers and onions and a delicious cheese sauce served up on slider buns is the ultimate party appetizer or fun meal for any night of the week!

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Cheeseburger Sliders are one of our favorites for summer cookouts and these cheesesteak sliders are just as flavorful and delicious. 

Sliders with steak, peppers, onions and cheese.

Cheesesteak Sliders ~ with Grilled Steak

If you are a fan of the Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, these sliders are sure to be a hit. Perfect for entertaining and easy enough for a weeknight dinner. 

Ingredients for Cheesesteak Sliders:

  • Sirloin Steak
  • Olive Oil
  • Steak Rub
  • Bell Peppers
  • Onions
  • Kosher Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Velveeta Cheese
  • Milk
  • Smoked Paprika 
  • Granulated Garlic
  • Slider Buns
  • Butter

Platter of steak sliders.

How to Make Cheesesteak Sliders:

  • Prepare a grill fire. 

Sirloin steak with dry rub.

  • Pat steak dry with paper towels.
  • Coat both sides with olive oil and steak seasoning.

Sirloin steak on a grill.

  • Grill the steak over indirect heat with the grill closed about 5 minutes, flip the steaks and continue to grill until internal temperature reaches 130° using a digital meat thermometer.

Sliced yellow and orange bell peppers, onions.

  • Meanwhile, slice the onions and peppers. Place on a grill pan and toss with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Remove the steaks from the grill and allow to rest 15 minutes before slicing.

Grilling peppers and onions.

  • Add the onions and peppers to the grill.
  • Cook for 10 – 15 minutes with the grill closed, stirring the vegetables every 5 minutes, until vegetables are softened.

Grilled onions, peppers for sliders.

  • Remove from grill. 

Thin sliced sirloin steak.

  • Slice the steak into thin slices. 

Making cheese sauce in a pan with velveeta.

  • Prepare the cheese sauce by adding Velveeta, milk, smoked paprika, garlic and black pepper to a saucepan. You can spice the cheese sauce up by using Velveeta Cheese Dip instead.

Velveeta cheese sauce in a pan with whisk.

  • Cook over medium heat, whisking until cheese is melted and smooth. Remove from heat.

pan of slider buns with thin sliced steak.

  • Add bottoms of slider buns to a baking pan. 
  • Layer steak over the buns.

Pan of sliders with steak, peppers, onions.

  • Top with onions and peppers. 

Cheese sauce drizzled over steak, peppers, onions.

  • Drizzle cheese sauce over the top.

Brushing butter over slider buns.

  • Add the top of the buns. 
  • Brush with melted butter.

Foil covered pan of sliders.

  • Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes.

Baked sliders with steak.

  • Remove from oven and use a sharp knife to slice the buns into individual sandwiches.

Cheesesteak Sliders on a cutting board.

  • Serve immediately.

How to Cook Steak, Peppers and Onions on the Stove Top:

  • Sear steak in a cast iron skillet coated in olive oil over medium-high heat, turning after about 3 minutes, continue to cook until steak reaches 130°. Don’t overcook the steak, it will continue to cook in the oven. 
  • Remove steak and set aside to rest while you cook the onions and peppers in olive oil in the same skillet, over medium heat, stirring often. Cook until vegetables start to soften, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. 

How to Store and Reheat:

  • Store leftover sliders wrapped in aluminum foil or in a zip top bag in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in a foil covered pan at 350° for about 12- 15 minutes.

More Delicious Slider Recipes to Try:

  • Brisket Sliders ~ Perfect for leftover smoked brisket and a great recipe for cookouts.
  • Pepper Jelly Ham Sliders ~ The combination of savory ham with sweet and spicy pepper jelly make these sliders irresistible. 
  • Smoked Turkey Sliders ~ A family favorite made with sliced smoked turkey and cranberry bbq sauce!
  • Pizza Burger Sliders ~ All of the delicious pizza flavors paired with smoky grilled burgers!

Cheesesteak Sliders closeup.

Add these Cheesesteak Sliders to your menu for an easy dinner or a great appetizer for any get together, party or holiday celebration. The steak is tender and flavorful paired with the classic onions, peppers and cheese sauce. 

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Yield: 18 Sliders

Cheesesteak Sliders

Cheesesteak Sliders on a cutting board.

Cheesesteak Sliders made with grilled sirloin, peppers and onions and a delicious cheese sauce served up on slider buns is the ultimate party appetizer or fun meal for any night of the week!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds sirloin steak
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons steak rub or favorite steak seasoning
  • 2 yellow onions, sliced thin
  • 2 bell peppers, sliced thin
  • 16 ounces Velveeta cheese
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 18 slider buns
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

Instructions

  1. Prepare a grill fire to 350°.
  2. Pat steak dry with paper towels and coat both sides with olive oil and steak rub.
  3. Grill the steak over indirect heat with the grill closed about 5 minutes, flip the steaks and continue to grill until internal temperature reaches 130° using a digital meat thermometer.
  4. Meanwhile, slice the onions and peppers. Place on a grill pan and toss with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  5. Remove the steaks from the grill and allow to rest 15 minutes before slicing.
  6. Add the onions and peppers to the grill.
  7. Cook for 10 - 15 minutes with the grill closed, stirring the vegetables every 5 minutes, until vegetables are softened.
  8. Remove from grill. 
  9. Preheat oven to 400°.
  10. Slice the steak into thin slices. 
  11. Prepare the cheese sauce by adding Velveeta, milk, smoked paprika, garlic and black pepper to a saucepan. 
  12. Cook over medium heat, whisking until cheese is melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
  13. Add bottoms of slider buns to a baking pan. 
  14. Layer steak over the buns.
  15. Top with onions and peppers. 
  16. Drizzle cheese sauce over the top.
  17. Add the top of the buns. 
  18. Brush with melted butter.
  19. Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes.
  20. Remove from oven and use a sharp knife to slice the buns into individual sandwiches.
  21. Serve immediately.

Notes

Stovetop Directions:

  • Sear steak in a cast iron skillet coated in olive oil over medium-high heat, turning after about 3 minutes, continue to cook until steak reaches 130°. Don't overcook the steak, it will continue to cook in the oven. 
  • Remove steak and set aside to rest while you cook the onions and peppers in olive oil in the same skillet, over medium heat, stirring often. Cook until vegetables start to soften, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. 
  • Continue with directions to make sliders.

How to Store and Reheat:

  • Store leftover sliders wrapped in aluminum foil or in a zip top bag in the refrigerator up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in a foil covered pan at 350° for about 12- 15 minutes.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

18

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 364Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 87mgSodium: 600mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 26g

Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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