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Cheesesteak: Recipe Makeover

The sandwich that put Philly on the comfort-food map keeps its meaty, cheesy soul but loses 750 calories.

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Lighter Cheesesteak Step 1
Photo: Randy Mayor

Step 1

A memorable cheesesteak depends on the juicy quality of the meat. Here's how to get tender, tasty bites from a leaner cut.

Partially freeze the meat to allow for thinner slicing. Slice across the grain, not with it. Use a sharp knife, and hold it at a slight diagonal.

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