Mushroom “Steak” Sandwich with Whiz

Recipe courtesy of Jennifer from Nourished Simply and Recipe Redux


A classic steak sandwich consists of chopped steak on an Italian roll. What about folks who want to avoid all meat? Mushrooms have a “meaty” texture and are a great alternative to beef.


Mushroom Filling
6 ounces small Portabella Mushrooms, diced
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/4 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt to taste
1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce

Cheese “Whiz” Sauce
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon all purpose flour
1 cup skim milk
2 cups shredded Extra Sharp Cheese
1/8 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
Pinch of salt

Fried Onions
1/2 cup onion sliced
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 hoagie style roll.


Mushroom Filling: Place diced mushrooms into a skillet. Drizzle with olive oil. Add seasonings and worcestershire sauce. Stir to combine. Cook over medium heat 5-10 minutes until mushrooms are cooked and sauce is evaporated.

Cheese “Whiz” Sauce: In a small sauce pan melt butter. Whisk in flour and cover for 1-2 minutes. Slowly whisk in milk, stirring continually until smooth. Add in cheese, stir until cheese is melted. Add seasons and stir to incorporate.

Fried Onions: Heat a 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a small skillet. Add onion and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally until cooked desired doneness.

Place mushroom mixture into roll. Top with onions and cheese sauce.


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