Keto cheesesteak casserole

Keto cheesesteak casserole

Philly cheesesteak, here we come! But with an upgrade — no Cheez Whiz or bun to drag you down. You'll love this combo of ribeye, Provolone cheese, peppers and onions, served up as a keto casserole. Love at first bite.

Keto cheesesteak casserole

Philly cheesesteak, here we come! But with an upgrade — no Cheez Whiz or bun to drag you down. You'll love this combo of ribeye, Provolone cheese, peppers and onions, served up as a keto casserole. Love at first bite.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. 110 g butter
  • 10 oz. 280 g mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 (4 oz.) 1 (110 g) yellow onion, finely slicedyellow onions, finely sliced
  • 2 (10 oz.) 2 (280 g) green bell pepper, finely slicedgreen bell peppers, finely sliced
  • 1 lb 450 g ribeye steak, shaved or very thinly slicedribeye steaks, shaved or very thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 1 garlic clove, mincedgarlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp chili flakes (optional)
  • 1½ cups (7 oz.) 350 ml (200 g) shredded provolone cheese
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp hot sauce
Serving
  • 6 oz. (3 cups) 170 g (700 ml) leafy greens
  • 4 tbsp 4 tbsp olive oil
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Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C) and grease a 9 x 12" (22 x 30 cm) pan.
  2. In a large pan, over medium heat, fry the vegetables in butter, until slightly soft. Set aside in a bowl.
  3. Add the meat to the frying pan, and cook until slightly pink. Then reduce temperature to medium-low, adding garlic, spices, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  4. Return the veggies to the pan and stir.
  5. Place everything into the baking dish and sprinkle the cheese on top.
  6. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, or until the casserole is bubbling and turns golden brown.
  7. Drizzle hot sauce on top, and serve with leafy greens and olive oil.

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25 comments

  1. me
    I saute steak or ground turkey in little olive oil adding a tiny amount of lowery's seasoning right at the the end of cooking and saute peppers and onions in a little olive oil and use the steak and peppers mixture as an omelet filling. Sometimes I add cheese sometimes I don't.

    I don't like the marinara sauce or the italian seasonings on a cheese steak. Just my opinion but the recipe above is too watery also.

  2. Cathy
    This was tasty! We added hot pepper sauce - just a bit and it was great.
  3. Brenda
    OMG! This is soooo tasty! I didn't have marinara sauce so used a bit of salsa - yum! I will do this recipe often.
  4. KP
    Delicious! Left out the marinara and instead used some avocado ranch dressing on a kale and butter lettuce salad. Hubby had his as a traditional sandwich. Said it was the best cheesesteak I’ve made!
  5. Sash
    I used ground beef instead of steak, it works so well and tasted soooo good. Will try it with steak with I get the chance! Thank you!
  6. Julie
    i found Steak-ums on sale and used those.
  7. KP
    I’ve made it twice but without the marinara. My hubby eats his on a French roll as he is not following a keto diet. We both love this recipe. Slicing a thick ribeye thinly against the grain and on a bias is key to tenderness. Trim off any large areas of fat too. Use a very large pan and simply move the veggies to the side to add your steak on the other side. Fewer things to clean that way. You can pop that in the oven instead of transferring to a casserole if you use an ovenproof pan. 😊
  8. KP
    Also thinly slice onions and peppers approximately 1/4 inch thick into short strips and dice baby Bella mushrooms.
  9. Dan
    To save money, my butcher recommended Chip Steak as a substitute for Ribeye Steak, which can be pricey
  10. Mathieu
    Leafy greens and olive oil are served as a side dish?
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  12. Josey
    I thought onions were a big no no on Keto because of their high carb content. On my carb manager they rank it as an F for Keto friendly foods and I've seen it mentioned elsewhere to avoid them. Do you happen to have nutritional facts/breakdown of Carbs, Fat, Protein, Calories per serving?
    Reply: #13
  13. Josey
    Just saw the nutritional information, nevermind
  14. Judy42
    No oven needed. Just place the provolone on top as your last step, and cover your pan for 5 minutes to melt the cheese into the mixture. Best recipe yet! My wife agrees, though she likes it with hot sauce and I prefer without. Yumms!
  15. Heidi
    What marinara sauce is everyone talking about? I don't see any marinara in this recipe.
    Reply: #16
  16. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    What marinara sauce is everyone talking about? I don't see any marinara in this recipe.

    This recipe may have been updated and the comments about marinara reflect an earlier version. Sometimes the recipes are tweaked to make improvements or lower the carb count.

  17. Donna-Marie Bailley
    Can i use mild chedder cheese instead of provelone cheese
    Reply: #19
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  19. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Can i use mild chedder cheese instead of provelone cheese

    If you don't have provolone, mozzarella would be a better substitute. Cheddar has a much different texture and taste than provolone.

  20. Tina Durward
    Absolutely Delicious!
  21. kevinh2
    Yummy recipe!!! All members of my family loved it!!!
  22. Cat Tates
    Can this recipe be doubled?
    Reply: #23
  23. Kerry Merritt Team Diet Doctor

    Can this recipe be doubled?

    Yes, you can double it yourself or simply adjust the serving size to change the amount of ingredients you'll need.

  24. Lucy
    This was absolutely delicious. 10/10 highly recommend to anyone thinking of trying it. One of my favourite recipes on the site so far.
    Reply: #25
  25. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    This was absolutely delicious. 10/10 highly recommend to anyone thinking of trying it. One of my favourite recipes on the site so far.

    That's wonderful! Thank you for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed this recipe.

  26. Louise
    I always come back to this recipe because it is just super easy and really tasty. I make it with frozen chopped peppers which makes it even easier. Another fave!
    Reply: #27
  27. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I always come back to this recipe because it is just super easy and really tasty. I make it with frozen chopped peppers which makes it even easier. Another fave!

    That's a great tip, thank you for sharing!

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