Cooktop Cove: 7 low carb ground beef recipes that should be on your cooking list
Ground beef is a low-carb dieter's best friend — not only is it delicious and filling, but it's so versatile as well! Whether you're in the mood for Mexican, Italian, or Thai, you can bet there's a ground beef recipe out there that fits the bill.
Is ground beef not part of your regular weeknight routine? Your whole family will love these recipes, so you might want to stock up on ground beef and keep it in the freezer!
1. Ground beef enchilada zucchini boats (h/t Joyful Healthy Eats)
These healthy ground beef enchilada zucchini boats are so much better than regular beef enchiladas! They take a bit of time to make, but the results are sooo worth it.
2. Crustless taco pie (h/t Simply So Healthy)
This crustless taco pie is basically a Mexican-inspired quiche! You can top it with sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, green onions, or whatever else you like to put on your tacos.
3. Thai meatballs (h/t A Saucy Kitchen)
Why get takeout when you could make these tasty Thai meatballs instead? These are also gluten-free and paleo, so they'd be great for when you're trying to feed people with different dietary restrictions.
4. Philly cheesesteak bowl (h/t Easyhealth Living)
Are you as obsessed with philly cheesesteak as I am? If the answer is yes, you need this recipe in your life! Grilled pepper and onions give it tons of flavor, and melted provolone cheese makes it wonderfully satisfying.
5. Beef ricotta casserole (h/t Carrie's Experimental Kitchen)
Italian food doesn't have to be packed with carbs! This beef ricotta casserole is every bit as delicious as lasagna or cannelloni, and it's definitely easier to make.
6. Cheeseburger pie (h/t Someday I'll Learn)
This is the perfect dinner for those days when you're craving a cheeseburger but don't want to cheat on your diet! It's also great for when you're short on time — you probably already have most of the ingredients in your fridge.
7. Bacon wrapped meatballs (h/t Step Away From The Carbs)
Bacon AND meatballs? Whoever came up with this idea is a total genius! They're drizzled with barbecue sauce for extra flavor, and they're so tasty that you won't miss the pasta at all.
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