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beef and pepperoncini and white cheese in black skillet
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4.78 from 9 votes

Low Carb Italian Beef and Cheese Bowl

Italian beef recipe with pepperoncinis has 3 gm carb and ready in under 30 minutes! This low carb beef and cheese bowl makes a great low carb lettuce wrap in under 30 minutes.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Diet: Diabetic
Servings: 5
Calories: 373kcal


  • 4 teaspoon olive oil, divided
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • ½ cup marinated sliced pepperoncini, chopped
  • lb steak use your favorite cut
  • 2 teaspoon worcestershire sauce
  • 4 slices provolone cheese
  • romaine lettuce leaves optional
  • sliced tomatoes optional


  • Heat 2 tsp. olive oil in skillet until warm then add garlic, onions, and pepperoncini peppers.  Sauté 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until tender.  Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Cut steak into strips and add 2 tsp. worcestershire sauce, stir to combine. 
  • Heat remaining olive oil in skillet, then add steak strips in batches. (Avoid crowding steak so pieces will brown easier.) Turn steak to brown each side then remove from skillet.  
  • Add steak and pepperoncini mixture back to skillet and toss to combine. Place 4 slices provolone cheese over all. Cover pan and allow cheese to melt. 
  • Serve with romaine lettuce leaves and sliced tomatoes, etc.  


Expert Tips

  1. Chop the pepperoncini if desired for best texture and taste.
  2. If possible, use a heavy skillet to sauté the steak for best browning results.
  3. For best browning results, avoid crowding the steak in the pan.
  4. Serve with both lettuce leaves and sandwich buns for an easy meal for family/guests.


Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 231mg | Potassium: 464mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 294IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 3mg