Keto Ground Beef Recipes

This is a list of 13 easy Low-Carb and Keto Ground Beef Recipes – perfect for weeknight dinners. Few ingredients and minimal hands-on time. Keto recipes with ground beef are where it’s at!

roundup of keto ground beef recipes

Ground beef is one of the staple ingredients in our house. It’s filling and affordable. It’s versatile and delicious.

There’s so much you can do with this ingredient. With ground beef as your base, you can go from classic American to Korean to Mexican. Whatever suits your fancy.

Is Ground Beef OK For Keto?

It’s big YES for Ground Beef on the Keto Diet. The biggest plus is that ground beef is affordable – oh so easy on the budget! But apart from that – it is filling, versatile and DELICIOUS!

So, we’ve scoured the internet. We’ve found 13 awesome Keto-friendly Recipes with Ground Beef as the the star!

The recipes are simple, easy and delicious. Helping you put dinner on the table in a flash!

1. One Pot Amish Ground Beef and Cabbage Skillet

top shot of a grey bowl filled with one pot amish ground beef and cabbage skillet, a white ladle scooping

This is one of our very favorite throw-together meals when we’re not in much of a mood for cooking. It’s comforting, delicious and nutritious.

With just 7 ingredients and 30 minutes needed – you’ll love this cozy meal any day of the week!

  • Calories: 174
  • Carbs: 7g

Find this recipe here at Living Chirpy

2. Keto Shepherd’s Pie

keto shepard’s pie in a wooden bowl with a fork to the side. garnished with fresh parsley. casserole dish and fresh herbs visible in the back

Shepherd’s pie has always been one of my very favorite meals to eat as a little girl. It never gets old! This Keto approved version is made with mashed cauliflower instead of potatoes and it is Oh So Delicious!

You’ll need 12 simple ingredients and a handful of spices, plus 15 minutes hands-on prep time. Then pop it into the oven and it’s just a waiting game from there!

  • Calories: 380
  • Carbs: 6.5g

Find this recipe at

3. Easy Philly Cheese Steak Casserole

spatula lifting a helping of philly cheesesteak casserole from a dish

This quick and easy Philly Cheesesteak Casserole recipe is made with ground beef instead of steak. It’s a great for low-carb and keto-friendly dinner or lunch option!

It’s flavorful and cheesy and needs just 8 fresh ingredients and 40 minutes total time from cutting board to table!

  • Calories: 315
  • Carbs: 5g

Find this recipe here at

4. Korean Beef Bowl

top show of two korean beef bowl with fresh scallions all around

This uber delicious keto ground beef recipes has a Korean twist. It’s not only an utterly beautiful plate, but taste’s like a million bucks.

Deliciously flavorful ground beef on a bed of yummy cauliflower rice and topped with fresh greens. You’ll need 6 fresh ingredients (plus some spices) and just 25 minutes to put this on the table!

(Nutritional Information Not Provided)

Find this recipe at Real Simple Good.

5. Instant Pot Ground Beef Hamburger Soup

top shot of a black bow with hamburger soup and a wooden spoon, a white bowl with soup in the top left corner

A deliciously nutritious vegetable-packed Instant Pot Ground Beef Hamburger Soup. While this recipe contains baby potatoes, it’s an easy swap with cauliflower or even butternut squash.

You‘ll need just 7 fresh ingredients and less than 30 minutes time from start to finish.

  • Calories: 147
  • Carbs: 9.2g

Find this recipe here at

6. Cheesy Zucchini Bake with Corn and Ground Beef

a sputala lifting a serving of keto cheesy zoodles with ground beef from a white casserole dish

An easy throw-together dinner that is simple, but flavor-packed! Cheesy zucchini noodles with ground beef (corn should be omitted to make this Keto).

Needing just 7 fresh ingredients and about 20 minutes of hands-on time!

It’s a perfect keto ground beef recipe you’ll want to make again and again!

  • Calories: 382
  • Net Carbs: 10g

Find this recipe here at

7. Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice with Ground Beef

top shot of a white bowl with Mexican Cauliflower Fried Rice with Ground Beef, a spoon to the side

If you love cauliflower just as much as I do, then you’ll love this dish! Don’t let the long ingredient list scare you – You’ll need just 8 fresh ingredients (and a bunch of spices) and 30 minutes total time!

There’s an optional Homemade Ranch Dip and Easy Guacamole that can be added with it to really kick things up a notch.

  • Calories: 335
  • Net Carbs: 5g

( Find this recipe at Paleo Running Momma )

8. Easy One Pot Keto Ground Beef Stroganoff

a small grey plate with a serving of shirataki noodles and ground beef stroganoff garnished with fresh parsley

This super easy Ground Beef Stroganoff (made with sour cream) needs only 7 fresh ingredients and 30 minutes total time. It is delicious with Shirataki noodles, Zucchini Noodles, Cauliflower Rice, or even green beans!

  • Calories: 360
  • Net Carbs: 11g

( Find this recipe here at Living Chirpy )

9. Ground Beef, Butternut, and Kale Soup

top shot of two white bowls with ground beef butternut and kale soup, a black ans white kitchen towel to the side

I love butternut – and this delicious Keto-approved Butternut and Kale Soup with ground beef is hearty and comforting! Perfect for winter time, but also great any time. It also makes plenty – so expect leftovers! Win-win!

9 Fresh ingredients, some spices, and 30 minutes are all you need for this bowl of yumminess.

  • Calories: 169
  • Net Carbs: 8g

( Find this recipe at Primavera Kitchen )

10. Greek-Style Ground Beef Skillet

a cast iron skillet filled with greek style ground beef, jar of olives visible in the background

I absolutely adore Greek food, so this delicious recipe really hits the spot! Green and Kalamata Olives, lots of herbs and spices – so good!

For this flavor-punch skillet you’ll need 8 fresh ingredients and 20 minutes total time – making it a great choice for a quick lunch.

  • Calories: 394
  • Net Carbs: 8g

( Find this recipe at The Healthy Foodie )

11. Easy Low Carb Keto Meatloaf Stuffed Peppers

close up of keto meatloaf stuffed green peppers in a baking dish

A classic meatloaf with a twist! Low-carb and Keto-friendly. Simple, but delicious! This is such a great budget friendly meal that is a definite crowd-pleaser. Plus, it’s SUPER easy to make! Beefy, cheesy, tomatoey goodness – you just can’t go wrong.

Needs just 8 fresh ingredients, a handful of herbs and spices, and 45 minutes total time.

  • Calories: 382
  • Net Carbs: 8.4g

Find this recipe here at

12. Creamy Cauliflower Ground Beef Skillet

creamy cauliflower ground beef in a cast iron skillet on a white and green kitchen towel

This yummy Creamy Cauliflower Ground Beef Skillet has a looong ingredient list, but it is Oh So Worth It! With a bunch of fresh vegetables, eggs, avocado, herbs spices – it’s a mish-mash of deliciousness!

Even though it has a long list of ingredients, it takes about 20 minutes to throw it all together! Not too bad!

(Nutritional Information Not Provided)

Find this recipe at The Healthy Foodie

13. Slow Cooker Squash and Ground Beef Curry

close up of a white bowl filled with slow cooker squash and ground beef curry, garnished with fresh cilantro

This incredible Squash and Ground Beef Curry is made in a slow-cooker – meaning you can throw everything in the pot and get back from work to a house that smells DIVINE!

9 fresh ingredients and 6 hours in the slow-cooker!

(Nutritional Information Not Provided)

Find this recipe at Strictly Delicious

Did You Make Any Of These Keto Ground Beef Recipes:

If you made any of these keto ground beef recipes, please let us know how it turned out for you! Or if you have any other yummy keto-friendly ground beef recipes, leave a comment!

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[This Keto Ground Beef Recipes roundup was first published on May 1, 2019 and updated on February 7, 2020 to include updated recipes and more detailed information about the recipes provided.]

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  1. Thank you for featuring my Southwest Skillet! Looks like there are lots of other great recipes here I need to be trying!

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