These 15 low-carb ground beef recipes are mouth-watering twists on classics that your family will love. It’s time to make weeknight dinners a little less stressful and a little more healthy.
Give these top 15 easy low carb ground beef recipes a try and see just how delicious low-carb can be.
These delicious ground beef recipes are not only fast and easy to make, but they also are low carb and healthy (bonus - families love them, yes, even picky kids!). Try a new recipe or two - I think you’ll find a few new favorites to add to your meal rotation here.
Tasty new ways to use ground beef
Whether you love pizza, casseroles, spring rolls, or nachos, this list of my favourite low-carb ground beef recipes has you covered with healthy twists on classics that your entire family will enjoy.
1. KETO MEAT LOVERS PIZZA
Almond meal (or coconut flour) makes the crust in this keto meat lovers pizza. With so many options for toppings (adding spiced ground beef is a firm favourite), this one will be on your monthly (or maybe weekly) meal rotation.
2. KETO BACON CHEESEBURGER CASSEROLE
This recipe is one of those rare ones that adults and kids alike love. It’s so quick and easy that you can put it together while the oven is heating up. Once the oven is ready, this keto ground beef recipe only needs to bake for 15 minutes! It's a perfect weeknight meal.
3. LOW-CARB SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE WITH ZOODLES
This one is a simple recipe for a beginner to make, and one of the easiest recipes to serve to a family who is just starting out on their low-carb journey. 20 minutes is all you need from start to finish for this new family favorite.
4. LOW-CARB SPRING ROLLS
These little low-carb spring rolls are the perfect healthy way to amp up your veggie intake. You can easily vary the fillings to suit everyone’s taste or carb preferences. In short, this is a nutritious gluten-free meal.
5. LOW-CARB STUFFED PEPPERS
These colorful low-carb stuffed peppers are a hit with the entire family. Each pepper is stuffed with tasty ground beef, then baked in the oven with a generous sprinkle of grated or shredded cheese on top.
6. MEATLOAF CUPCAKES
Things really do taste better in miniature form. While I can’t explain exactly why, I know it’s true. This recipe is no exception. Even better, this is a quick and adaptable base recipe. Mix up ground beef with whatever you have on hand and add your favorite flavors to make these easy meatloaf cupcakes.
7. KETO TACO CUPS WITH FAT HEAD PASTRY
Keto taco cups with FatHead pastry are super popular with children and adults, alike. Easily adjust the spiciness to the ground beef so you may make them as mild or spicy as you like.
8. FAT HEAD NACHOS
Ditch the tortilla chips and unhealthy seasoning for this simple twist on a classic. This low-carb ground beef recipe is a family favorite.
Instant Pot ground beef recipes
These recipes all have one amazing quality in common: they are made in your Instant Pot. If you’re in a time crunch, try making one of these simple ground beef recipes.
9. KETO INSTANT POT BEEF CHILI
Calling all chili lovers! This keto chili is going to blow you away. By replacing the traditional carb-laden beans found in chili with delicious low-carb vegetables that compliment the chili flavors, you get a classic-tasting dish rather than just a bowl of seasoned meat.
10. EASY LOW CARB INSTANT POT MEATBALLS
Easy low-carb Instant Pot meatballs are the perfect meal for busy nights. They are full of flavor, easy to make, and the best part is no searing is required! Bacon is the secret ingredient to these meatballs. Let's face it—everything tastes better with bacon.
11. INSTANT POT MEATLOAF
Keto Instant Pot Meatloaf is the perfect twist on classic comfort food. This meatloaf can be thrown together quickly, and the mushroom gravy is made in the same pan, which makes cleanup a breeze. With only 10 minutes of prep time, this ground beef recipe is the perfect meal idea for busy weeknights.
Slow-cooker ground beef recipes
There’s just nothing else quite like the magic and ease of throwing all your ingredients into your slow cooker and letting it do its thing while you enjoy your day then come home to a hot meal. Just remember that in the ground beef recipes you make in the slow cooker, the beef must be cooked first.
If you’re looking to give your slow cooker some use, try one of these slow cooker ground beef recipes.
12. SLOW COOKER MALAYSIAN BEEF CURRY
Perfect for throwing into your slow cooker in the morning and coming home in the evening to a hot meal, Slow Cooker Malaysian Beef Curry is best served with coconut cauliflower rice for the complete low carb curry meal.
Now whilst the recipe actually calls for stewing beef, you can easily use ground beef and cut the time in half - a double win!
13. LOW CARB SLOW COOKER LASAGNA WITH CHEATS CHEESE
This low-carb slow cooker lasagna with cheats cheese sauce will become a weekly staple on your dinner menu. Zucchini replaces lasagna noodles so well that you won’t miss having noodles in this recipe. There are also options for cooking both in the slow cooker or baking in the oven, so choose the method that works best for you.
14. SELF SAUCING MEATBALLS IN THE SLOW COOKER
Self-saucing meatballs baked in the slow cooker can be served with zoodles, mashed cauliflower, spaghetti squash or any other tasty side dish.
15. SLOW COOKER BACON COVERED MEATLOAF
You can hide all types of vegetables from veggie-adverse children inside this meatloaf, especially as it's topped with a yummy bacon crust. It's also perfect cold and sliced in school lunch boxes. It’s a family favorite.
The best keto side dishes for beef
Deciding what delicious side dishes to serve with beef is easy. If it's a hot meal choose mashed cauliflower, baked cheesy broccoli, keto mac and cheese, or cheesy keto garlic bread.
If you want a side dish for a cold beef dinner, then Mexican coleslaw, cauliflower cous cous, or keto Caesar salad (high protein salad).
There you have it - 15 easy ground beef recipes you can make to satisfy any craving. Which one will you try first?
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