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Keto Philly Cheesesteak Soup

By October 11, 2023March 24th, 2024No Comments

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Philly Cheesesteak soup is a nourishing low carb meal, perfect for chilly winter days. Topping the soup bowls with a slice of provolone makes for a spectacular presentation, with a melty browned topping that sticks to your spoon as you dig in. Really, is there anything tastier and more inviting than this yummy soup recipe?

Keto Philly Cheesesteak Soup

Philly Cheesesteak soup is a nourishing low carb meal, perfect for chilly winter days. Topping the soup bowls with a slice of provolone makes for a spectacular presentation, with a melty browned topping that sticks to your spoon as you dig in. Really, is there anything tastier and more inviting than this yummy soup recipe?
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 oz red onion, sliced thinly 1/2 a red onion
  • 1 green bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4 oz mushrooms, thinly sliced (1 2/3) cup of mushrooms
  • 1 lb thinly sliced deli roast beef coarsely chopped
  • 4 cups beef broth
  • 4 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 ½ cups shredded white cheddar cheese or other mild cheese
  • 3 oz sliced provolone optional

Instructions
 

  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Once hot, add the onions and sauté until tender but not browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in the peppers and mushrooms and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Cook another 3 to 4 minutes, until tender.
  • Add the roast beef and toss to mix well. Stir in the broth and bring to a simmer. Cook 10 minutes.
  • Place the cream cheese in a blender and add about ¼ of the hot broth from the pan. Blend until smooth and the cream cheese is melted. Pour the mixture back into the pan and stir in the shredded cheese until melted.
  • Preheat the broiler. Ladle the soup into oven-safe bowls or ramekins and top with a piece of provolone. Set on a baking sheet and place under the broiler until the cheese is melted and bubbly, 2 to 4 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

Tips

Philly cheesesteaks are wildly popular sandwiches with fans all over the world, not just in Philadelphia. They are typically made with thinly sliced roast beef, sautéed peppers, onions, and sometimes mushrooms, and a rich cheddar cheese sauce. And they are served on a crusty roll, of course. They are not exactly the most low-carb-friendly option out there!
But it’s easy to take those same basic flavors and turn them into a rich, hearty, low-carb soup recipe. This recipe dispenses with the bread altogether, obviously. And instead of using a roux made with flour, you simply blend in some softened cream cheese to thicken the broth. Using pre-cooked roast beef makes it come together easily and quickly.
A true Philly Cheesesteak actually takes Cheez Whiz for the cheese sauce. That awful canned cheese spread is full of so many scary, unhealthy ingredients and shouldn’t be anywhere near a low-carb meal. But grating real cheddar and melting it into the soup helps give this recipe a traditional cheesesteak flavor, without all the junk.

Recommended special equipment

Blender or food processor

Per Serving

29g Protein
25g Fat
5g Carbohydrates
Keyword keto, soup