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Tar Heel (Not Philadelphia) Steak and Cheese Sandwiches

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“If you're looking for a Philadelphia Steak and Cheese recipe, you'd better keep on looking. This one is the Carolina's version, "ya'll"! At my husband's urging, I give you my family's version of how we like our steak and cheese sandwiches.”
4 large hoagies

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  1. Prepare the meat filling: In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium heat and saute' onions and sirloin until onions are transparent-- about 3 minutes.
  2. Add chili powder, pepper, salt, Worcestershire, molasses, and garlic and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir occasionally.
  4. Add red and green peppers and cook 3 or 4 more minutes.
  5. Assemble the sandwiches: Preheat oven broiler.
  6. Fill each loaf with about 2 cups of meat mixture and sprinkle each with mozzarella and provolone.
  7. Place under broiler until cheese melts-- 30 seconds to 1 minute.

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