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Low Carb Philly Cheesesteak Casserole
I have really been craving the flavors of a Cheesesteak lately. I got the idea of doing a spin off of a Philly Cheesesteak after seeing Peace Love and Low Carb’s Stuffed Philly Cheesesteak Peppers. For my family, the idea of a casserole just works better for some meals. I decided to try my hand at making a Low Carb Philly Cheesesteak Casserole.
We don’t normally shop at Walmart… but we found ourselves there on a Friday night after going to Hobby Lobby (they are right next to each other). I was wanting to make something quick for dinner that I could throw together without much fuss.
I looked at Walmart’s options of sliced Beef in their main deli section, and I just wasn’t impressed at all. Lots of caramel coloring, soy, nitrates… ingredients that I wasn’t very happy about.
Adam said that maybe we should just buy a steak and cut it up as thinly as possible (another option, but more hassle than I wanted to deal with). As we were walking to get the steak, I looked and saw Hormel’s All Natural Sliced deli meats. I remembered that my sister had bought some Hormel All Natural Turkey for making sandwiches, because the ingredients were okay.
I’m sure that these deli meats aren’t perfect (and aren’t grass-fed ; ) ), but sometimes you do what you can. The sliced beef worked great in this recipe. You can always use your favorite sliced beef as a substitute. I know Kroger’s sells Boar’s Head brand that is all natural as well.
I hope you love this Low Carb Philly Cheesesteak Casserole as much as we do! We ate ours with a salad for dinner. You could also pair it with some other low carb sides for your family’s dinner.
- 2 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 3 medium onions sliced
- 3 bell peppers; sliced
- 1 tsp of garlic
- 1 tsp of salt
- 1 tablespoon of Italian seasoning
- ½ tsp of crushed red pepper flakes
- 2 packages of Hormel All Natural Beef slices; cut into strips (you can use another brand equalling 12 oz of meat)
- 1 large box of sliced mushrooms
- 1 package of Swiss cheese slices
- Preheat oven to 375.
- Heat large skillet.
- Melt coconut oil in skillet.
- Add onions, bell peppers, mushrooms, garlic, salt, pepper, and beef to skillet.
- Continue to saute until onions are translucent.
- Transfer everything into a 9x13 pan.
- Top with sliced Swiss cheese.
- Bake in oven for 10-15 minutes to melt cheese.