Immerse yourself in a symphony of flavors with our Vegan Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers—a creative twist on a classic favorite that brings the robust essence of a Philly cheesesteak to the plant-powered realm. This culinary masterpiece not only captures the savory indulgence of the original but surpasses it by embracing wholesome, vegan ingredients. Join us on a gastronomic journey where vibrant bell peppers become vessels for a delectable filling that proves plant-based eating can be both hearty and satisfying.

Step into the world of plant-based indulgence with our Vegan Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers—an elevated take on a beloved classic that invites you to savor the rich, savory goodness without compromising on your commitment to a vegan lifestyle.

Imagine the kitchen infused with the aroma of sautéed onions, bell peppers, and garlic mingling with the savory notes of crumbled tofu or TVP. The filling, seasoned to perfection with a blend of soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and a medley of spices, becomes the heart of this culinary creation. Each bell pepper half, cradling the flavorful filling, transforms into a vibrant vessel ready to be baked to tender perfection.

And then, there’s the “cheese” sauce—a velvety, golden elixir crafted from soaked cashews, nutritional yeast, and a touch of turmeric for color. This creamy concoction drizzled over the stuffed peppers adds a layer of indulgence that mirrors the richness of traditional cheesesteaks.

As these Vegan Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers emerge from the oven, the visual spectacle is matched only by the anticipation of the flavors to come. The first forkful brings a symphony of textures—the crunch of the bell pepper, the savory heartiness of the filling, and the creamy decadence of the “cheese” sauce.

Serve these stuffed peppers as a centerpiece for a family dinner or as a star dish at your next gathering. The depth of flavors and the wholesome goodness of plant-based ingredients make this creation not just a meal but a culinary experience that challenges preconceptions and delights the senses. Celebrate the art of vegan cooking with every bite, reveling in the satisfaction that comes from enjoying a hearty and flavorful dish that aligns seamlessly with your conscious and compassionate lifestyle.

Vegan Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers


For the Stuffed Peppers:

  • 4 large bell peppers, halved and seeds removed
  • 1 cup textured vegetable protein (TVP) or crumbled tofu
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 bell peppers (any color), thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

For the Cheesesteak Seasoning:

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce (vegan)
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder

For the “Cheese” Sauce:

  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked in water for at least 4 hours or overnight
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder (for color)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Water for blending


  1. Prepare Bell Peppers:
    • Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Place the halved bell peppers on a baking sheet.
  2. Create Cheesesteak Filling:
    • In a skillet over medium heat, sauté the thinly sliced onion, bell peppers, and minced garlic in olive oil until softened. Add TVP or crumbled tofu and sliced mushrooms. Stir in soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and onion powder. Cook until the filling is well-seasoned and cooked through.
  3. Make “Cheese” Sauce:
    • In a blender, combine soaked cashews, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, turmeric powder, salt, and black pepper. Blend until smooth, adding water gradually until a creamy consistency is achieved.
  4. Assemble and Bake:
    • Spoon the cheesesteak filling into the halved bell peppers. Drizzle each with a generous amount of the “cheese” sauce. Bake in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the peppers are tender.
  5. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Garnish with fresh herbs or additional nutritional yeast before serving. These Vegan Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers are ready to be enjoyed as a wholesome and flavorful meal.

Nutritional Content (Per Serving, assuming 4 servings):

  • Calories: 350-400 kcal
  • Protein: 15-18g
  • Fat: 20-25g
    • Saturated Fat: 3-4g
  • Carbohydrates: 30-35g
    • Dietary Fiber: 8-10g
    • Sugars: 8-10g