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Ground Beef Low Carb Diet Menu: Hamburger Recipes for Weight Loss Support

Whether the choice to build a low carb diet menu plan is for weight loss or in support of a diabetic diet, the menu choices do not have to be expensive or uncommon. Many meals heavy in carbohydrates can be remade to healthier low carb recipe. Low carb weight loss plans offer suggestions and provide sample meal plans. These plans may be used as a starting point for creating a personal low carb diet meal plan using recipes which focus on specific ingredients.

Ground beef low carb recipes are plentiful and offer much more than just common hamburger choices. Online weight loss support forums offer multitudes of recipes tried by others following a low carb life style. Crustless quiche recipes offer a low carb main course which can be adapted based on the meat on hand or can be made from left over meats. Adding meat ingredients to quiche makes the meal more flavorful and filling.

Bacon Cheeseburger Quiche

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What You Need:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 6 slices bacon
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 6 ounces shredded cheese

How To Prepare:

  1. 1
    Cook bacon until crispy. Crumble and set aside for later use.
  2. 2
    Preheat oven to 350F. Brown ground beef, onion and garlic.
  3. 3
    Drain fat. Add reserved bacon.
  4. 4
    Press meat in a pie plate. Top with shredded cheese.
  5. 5
    Beat eggs. Add mayonnaise and cream and mix together.
  6. 6
    Pour over the beef mixture.
  7. 7
    Bake 45 minutes until eggs are set and top of quiche begins to brown.

Add a Ground Beef and Vegetable Recipe to the Meal Plan

Hamburger and broccoli can be prepared in several fashions to add variety to a low carb meal plan. For a change from Oriental based broccoli dishes, consider this Alfredo casserole using ground beef and broccoli.

Broccoli Hamburger Alfredo Casserole

Broccoli Hamburger Alfredo Casserole

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What You Need:

  • up to 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 bunch fresh broccoli or 10 ounces frozen
  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese

How To Prepare:

  1. 1
    Brown beef, garlic and onion.
  2. 2
    Cook the broccoli until tender crisp. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. 3
    Soften cream cheese in microwave for 30 seconds, whisk until smooth.
  4. 4
    Add cream and parmesan continuing to mix with whisk.
  5. 5
    Mix beef and broccoli in a large, greased casserole dish.
  6. 6
    Add cream sauce and mix well. Bake at 350º for 45 minutes until browned on top.
  7. 7
    Serves

Remake Favorite Recipes to Low Carb Versions

Shepherd’s Pie is a favorite comfort food but is heavy in carbohydrate count. To enjoy this meal while maintaining a low carb lifestyle, swap your mashed potatoes for faux potatoes made from cauliflower. For a lower cost meal during off seasons, use frozen cauliflower.

Low Carb Shepherd's Pie

Low Carb Shepherd's Pie

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What You Need:

  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • Olive oil
  • 3-4T mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese

How To Prepare:

  1. 1
    Make faux potatoes by steaming cauliflower until tender and preparing like mashed potatoes.
  2. 2
    Add enough cream and butter to make a thick consistency when mashing.
  3. 3
    Season with salt and pepper.
  4. 4
    Spoon faux potatoes into a 9X13 casserole dish
  5. 5
    Brown ground beef. Drain and set aside.
  6. 6
    Saute sliced mushrooms and garlic in a small amount of olive oil and add to beef.
  7. 7
    Add mayonnaise and salt and pepper to taste.
  8. 8
    Spoon meat mixture over the faux potatoes.
  9. 9
    Top with cheese.
  10. 10
    Cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  11. 11
    Serves

Another Low Carb Faux Potato Recipe

Cauliflower is a versatile low carb food. By making Faux Potatoes from a head of cauliflower, different low carb meals can be prepared. Taco Caulitaters is a flavorful dish combining Mexican style food with a low carb approach which can even be used on a diabetic diet.

Taco Caulitaters

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What You Need:

  • 1/2 to 1 pound seasoned taco meat
  • Faux potatoes made from 1 head cauliflower
  • Cream cheese, 8 oz, softened
  • 11/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 3 cups shredded pepper cheese
  • Green chilies, 3/4 cup, chopped and drained

How To Prepare:

  1. 1
    Prepare taco meat and faux potatoes
  2. 2
    Mix cream cheese, sour cream and cream. Add half of pepper cheese.
  3. 3
    Mix cauliflower faux potatoes into cream mix. Add taco meat.
  4. 4
    Place in buttered 9 X 13 baking dish.
  5. 5
    Sprinkle remaining cheese on casserole
  6. 6
    Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  7. 7
    Serves

Plan Variety in a Low Carb Diet Menu

Using a variety of recipes for a low carb diabetic diet or weight loss plan will make the change in eating style more palatable and easier to stick with for the long term. More low carb recipes can be found by searching for weight loss support forums on line. Choosing a low carb life style should be discussed with medical providers prior to making a switch.

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