Keto Ground Beef Casserole

Keto Ground Beef Casserole

Introduction:
This delicious and satisfying Keto Cheeseburger Casserole is a low-carb twist on a classic comfort food. Packed with flavorful ground beef, melted cheese, and topped with crisp bacon, it’s the perfect dish for anyone following a ketogenic diet. With a combination of prep time, cook time, serving size, and nutrition value, this recipe is sure to become a family favorite.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Serving Size: 6 servings

Ingredients:
– 1 ½ pounds ground beef
– 1 medium onion, diced
– 2 cloves garlic, minced
– 1 teaspoon salt
– ½ teaspoon black pepper
– 1 teaspoon paprika
– 1 teaspoon mustard powder
– ¼ cup low-sugar ketchup
– 2 tablespoons tomato paste
– 4 large eggs
– 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
– ½ cup heavy cream
– 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
– Chopped fresh parsley (for garnish)

Instructions:

1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and 9×13-inch baking dish should be greased and set aside.

2. Cook the ground beef until browned in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the diced onion and minced garlic, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until the onions are translucent.

3. Drain any excess grease from the skillet, then stir in the salt, black pepper, paprika, mustard powder, low-sugar ketchup, and tomato paste. Cook for another 2 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.

4. Transfer the ground beef mixture to the prepared baking dish, spreading it out evenly.

5. In a separate bowl, whisk the eggs and then mix in the shredded cheddar cheese and heavy cream. Pour this mixture over the ground beef in the baking dish, ensuring it covers the entire surface.

6. Bake the casserole in the preheated oven for about 20 minutes or until the top is golden brown and set.

7. Remove the casserole from the oven and sprinkle the crumbled bacon on top.

8. Let the casserole cool for a few minutes before serving. For extra freshness, garnish with finely chopped fresh parsley.

Nutrition Value:
Here is an approximate nutrition breakdown per serving of the Keto Cheeseburger Casserole:

– Calories: 500
– Total Fat: 36g
– Saturated Fat: 17g
– Cholesterol: 235mg
– Sodium: 780mg
– Total Carbohydrates: 5g
– Dietary Fiber: 1g
– Sugars: 2g
– Protein: 37g

Note: The nutrition values are approximate and may vary depending on the specific ingredients and brands used.

Conclusion:
This Keto Cheeseburger Casserole is a fantastic low-carb option for those following a ketogenic diet. With its mouthwatering combination of ground beef, melted cheese, and crispy bacon, it provides a satisfying and comforting meal. The preparation time of 15 minutes and cook time of 30 minutes make it a convenient choice for busy weeknights. With only 500 calories per serving and 5 grams of total carbohydrates, this casserole is both delicious and keto-friendly. Enjoy this flavorful dish while staying on track with your dietary goals.

2 thoughts on “Keto Ground Beef Casserole

  1. The hamburger casserole is very good. I substituted the hamburger for ground turkey. I added all the other ingredients. It is so-o-o good. I appreciate you sharing the recipe and look forward to making it again.

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