Cheesesteak pinwheels recipe

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Cheesesteak pinwheels recipe

Every time I’ve got a crazy idea, I got to act upon it. And this time, I had the idea of making the perfect combination of cheesesteak and flank steak pinwheels.

And If you have been following my YouTube channel, you know I had to do it Pitmaster X style. That means big and spectacular. I made the biggest flank steak pinwheel in the video, but you can make a smaller version at home.


  • A whole flank steak
  • 500 grams of grated Gouda cheese
  • Fleur de sell
  • Ground black pepper
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Paprika powder

How to

  1. Trim off the silverskin and fat from the outside of the flank steak. Then you slice the steak in 2 or 3 thin cuts by slicing it horizontal with a long and sharp knife. Just watch the video on how to do it or ask your butcher.
  2. Flatten the pieces of steak with some baking paper and a rolling pin. The goal is to get an even surface.
  3. Now you square off the meat to get rid of the tapered ends and the loose bits at the sides. You end up with a few thin steaks with an even width.
  4. Lay the cuts of flank steak one after the other and let them overlap 3 or 4 centimetres.
  5. Season the meat with even parts fleur de sell, ground black pepper, onion powder and half a part garlic powder and paprika powder.
  6. Now you lay out a heavy layer of grated cheese on top of the flank steak. Make sure that the sides stay clean.
  7. Fold the steak sideways and tie it up with butchers twine every 3 to 4 centimetres.
  8. Start up your grill with low direct heat.
  9. Roll the stuffed steak like a giant sausage and pick it up with a pizza peel. Put the flank steak sausage on the grates and close the lid.
  10. When the bottom gets a nice crust, you can flip the meat with the same pizza peel. Be careful not to break the shape of the meat.
  11. Close the lid again and wait for the meat to reach a core temperature of around 55 to 60ÂșC (131 to 140F).

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