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Keto Ground Beef Recipes

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Are you looking for a recipe to make with your ground beef that won’t take you out of ketosis? Try one of my many keto ground beef recipes below and enjoy a classic low-carb dish.

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What Are Keto Ground Beef Recipes?

Keto Ground Beef Recipes are the best low-carb recipes made with ground beef. Ground beef is a red rich rich in protein and containing no carbs.

It’s a keto-friendly ingredient that is great to increase the protein and fat intake on a low-carb diet.

Ground beef contains the following macronutrients (per 100g):

  • 30 grams of Fat
  • 0 grams of Carbs
  • 14 grams of Protein

And it contains the following micronutrients:

  • Sodium: 67mg (2% DV)
  • Potassium: 218mg (6% DV)
  • Calcium: 2% DV
  • Iron: 8% DV
  • Vitamin B6: 15% DV
  • Cbalamin: 35% DV
  • Magnesium: 3% DV
  • Vitamin B12: 112% DV
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Serving Keto Recipes With Ground Beef

Once you’ve chosen one of the best keto ground beef recipes, it’s time to pick a side!

There are hundreds of keto side dishes that pair marvelously with ground beef, but if I had to pick, I would choose amongst one of the following categories:

  • Keto Casserole Recipes: such as a keto taco casserole, or keto green bean casserole to make excellent keto ground beef casserole recipes.
  • Veggies: In particular any roasted vegetable like my Keto Roasted Cauliflower or my Roasted Zucchini.
  • Bread: A side of bread goes very well with any ground beef recipe. Try some of my keto bread recipes that taste like the real deal without the carbs.
  • Cheese: Cheese is a great pairing to ground beef and all cheese varieties are keto-friendly such as cheddar cheese. mozzarella cheese, Brie, Parmesan, or cream cheese.

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Storage Instructions

Most keto ground beef recipes can easily be stored and used to meal prep a week of dinners for those busy worknights.

To store leftovers, make sure to wrap your baking dishes in food wrap and keep them in the fridge for no more than 3 to 4 days.

If you want to keep your ground beef recipe for longer, it’s preferable to freeze it.

It’s crucial to know that ground beef shouldn’t be frozen twice. So if your meat was frozen prior to buying it or you put it in the freezer yourself, it might not be safe to freeze it again.

This is due to the fact that the first freeze destroyed all but the stronger bacteria, leaving them alone to colonize the meat again, rendering it potentially dangerous for our health.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is ground beef OK for keto diet?

Ground beef is a red meat that is 100% carb-free as a result, it doesn’t affect blood sugar levels.
Ground beef also contains 14 grams of protein per 100 grams.

However 100 grams of ground beef contain 26% of your maximum daily value of cholesterol. As a result, it’s essential not to eat ground beef everyday.
Another important note is that ground beef is normally made from 100% beef, but it can occasionally be made with breadcrumbs and other additives making it not keto-friendly.

What type of ground beef is good for keto?

Ground beef made from 100% pure beef is keto-friendly.

Can I eat beef everyday on keto?

While it’s ok to eat beef regularly on a keto diet, it’s not recommended to eat it everyday.
Beef is rich in cholesterol and can be inflammatory at higher doses.

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What Keto Recipe To Eat With Ground Beef

The following recipes are the best pairings for a keto-friendly side dish to ground beef:

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About The Author

Carine Claudepierre

Hi, I'm Carine, the food blogger, author, recipe developer, published author of a cookbook and many ebooks, and founder of Sweet As Honey.

I have an Accredited Certificate in Nutrition and Wellness obtained in 2014 from Well College Global (formerly Cadence Health). I'm passionate about sharing all my easy and tasty recipes that are both delicious and healthy. My expertise in the field comes from my background in chemistry and years of following a keto low-carb diet. But I'm also well versed in vegetarian and vegan cooking since my husband is vegan.

I now eat a more balanced diet where I alternate between keto and a Mediterranean Diet

Cooking and Baking is my true passion. In fact, I only share a small portion of my recipes on Sweet As Honey. Most of them are eaten by my husband and my two kids before I have time to take any pictures!

All my recipes are at least triple tested to make sure they work and I take pride in keeping them as accurate as possible.

Browse all my recipes with my Recipe Index.

I hope that you too find the recipes you love on Sweet As Honey!

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