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Portobello Philly Cheesesteak nutfreevegan
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Portobello Philly Cheesesteak

This healthier take on the classic Philly cheesesteak replaces the meat with super flavorful portobello mushrooms and eliminates about half the calories.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Sandwiches/Burgers
Cuisine: American
Yield: 2 sandwiches
Author: The Nut-Free Vegan


  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. vegan butter
  • 3 large portobello mushrooms sliced into thin strips
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 4 slices vegan provolone I used Follow Your Heart brand
  • 2 6- inch baguettes
  • 2 tsp. vegan mayonnaise


  • Heat oil in skillet over medium heat. Add onions and cook for two minutes.
  • Add peppers and reduce heat to low. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • While the onions and peppers cook, melt butter over medium heat in another skillet.
  • Add mushrooms and garlic, stirring to incorporate the butter. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, oregano, salt and pepper and stir to thoroughly mix. Reduce heat to low and cook for 3 more minutes.
  • Spread mayonnaise on each baguette and add half the mushroom mixture. Place 2 slices of provolone on each sandwich and top with onion and pepper mixture.


This recipe can be made gluten-free by omitting the bread or using a gluten-free version.


Serving: 1g