An easy keto cheeseburger casserole recipe, ready in 30 minutes, and only 3 grams of net carbs per serving. The best keto ground beef casserole to fix all your burger cravings without the carbs!
We all crave cheeseburgers on our keto journey, right? While you can make amazing keto cheeseburgers and hamburgers using my keto burger buns recipe, there is a quicker option. This keto hamburger casserole is the trick to fix all your (cheese)burgers cravings and meal prep a week of easy keto breakfasts without cooking every morning!
All you need to make this easy low-carb keto cheeseburger casserole are few simple ingredients. Of course, jump to the recipe below for the full measurements of each ingredient. But first, let us see how to choose the best ingredients for this easy keto casserole.
We are all looking for keto breakfasts without eggs. I mean, not totally egg-free, but a breakfast that doesn’t look like an omelet, fried eggs, or scrambled eggs.
Well, this easy keto casserole is the best egg-free keto breakfast to start the day with only 3 grams of net carbs.
I recommend preparing your casserole the day before and rewarming it every morning in the microwave, oven, or saucepan.
The key to making a tasty keto ground beef casserole is to brown the meat in olive oil. Warm a large skillet over medium-high heat, start browning the meat by breaking/crumbling the beef apart with a spoon to cook evenly.
The meat is cooked when it is not pink anymore.
To avoid a runny casserole, it is important to remove the liquid from the skillet. Then, return the meat into the skillet and cook again with mayonnaise, cream cheese, or sour cream.
We all love our casseroles differently. If you love a thick beef layer to mimic a double cheeseburger, then use a 9-inch x 9-inch baking dish as seen in this post.
For a thinner layer of ground beef, use a 9-inch x 13-inch. Spread the beef mixture evenly over the pan, add pickle slices, and set aside.
Note that this won’t impact the carb per serve because whatever the size of the dish you use, you divide the entire dish into 9 portions of the same size.
Since you spread the ingredients evenly into the baking dish, the net carbs per serve will remain the same.
Prepare the cheeseburger sauce in a separate mixing bowl. Beat the eggs with heavy cream, sugar-free ketchup, mustard, and shredded cheddar. Pour this sauce evenly over the baking dish. The larger the dish is, the thinner the layer of sauce will be.
Bake the casserole with the remaining shredded cheddar on top until melted and broiled.
There are so many options to tune this recipe and create a variety of new keto casseroles.
Of course, you can serve this casserole plain. It is delicious. But what about turning the cheeseburger experience further by serving your casserole on top of lettuce and thin slices of tomatoes.
This will bring out all the cheeseburger flavors, and if you add 50g (1.8 oz) of each ingredient, one serving will contain 5.2 grams of net carbs instead of 3 grams of net carb if served without these keto vegetables.
I love keto breakfast casseroles. It is the quickest and easiest keto breakfast ever. I have plenty of other keto casserole recipes for you to try below, using keto vegetables to add some important nutrients to your plate.
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