Soulful Cheesesteak


Soulful Cheesesteak

Soulful Philly Cheesesteak

Soul food is a cuisine that originated in the southern United States and is known for its rich and flavorful dishes. This recipe takes the classic Philly Cheesesteak and adds a soulful twist with the use of traditional soul food ingredients.

Jan Dec

20 minutes

20 minutes

40 minutes

4 servings


Omnivore, Low-carb, High-protein, Gluten-free, Dairy-free

Wheat (hoagie rolls)

Vegetarian, Vegan, Pescatarian, Kosher, Halal


This recipe uses traditional soul food ingredients such as collard greens and sweet potatoes to add a unique flavor profile to the classic Philly Cheesesteak. We alse have the original recipe for Cheesesteak, so you can check it out.


  • Calories: 580 kcal / 2428 KJ
  • Fat: 32g (14g saturated)
  • Carbohydrates: 38g (10g sugars)
  • Protein: 36g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    Preheat oven to 350F (175C).
  2. 2.
    Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. 3.
    Add the sliced steak and cook until browned, about 5-7 minutes.
  4. 4.
    Add the green bell pepper, onion, and garlic to the skillet and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  5. 5.
    Add the chopped collard greens and sweet potato to the skillet and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
  6. 6.
    Slice the hoagie rolls in half and place 2 slices of provolone cheese on each roll.
  7. 7.
    Divide the steak and vegetable mixture evenly among the rolls.
  8. 8.
    Place the rolls on a baking sheet and bake in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  9. 9.
    Serve hot.

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Collard greens — Remove the tough stems before chopping and cook until tender to reduce bitterness.

Tips & Tricks

  • For a spicier version, add hot sauce or jalapenos to the vegetable mixture.
  • Use a cast iron skillet for a crispy crust on the steak.
  • Substitute the hoagie rolls for lettuce wraps for a low-carb option.

Serving advice

Serve hot with a side of sweet potato fries.

Presentation advice

Cut the cheesesteaks in half diagonally and serve on a wooden board for a rustic presentation.