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Carnivore Egg-in-a-Hole

This dairy-free carnivore breakfast idea is a delicious way to eat ground beef and eggs. Fry them together in a zero-carb egg-in-a-hole, add a sprinkle of salt, and enjoy! It’s quick and easy with only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 1
 

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cooking fat tallow, butter, ghee
  • 12 ounces ground beef
  • 3 small eggs
 Instructions
  1. Divide the meat into three 4-ounce portions.
  2. Flatten each one into a patty with your hands, then place on a cutting board and open up the center hole. Press and pinch edges together, no cracks should show.
  3. Warm a skillet over high heat and add the cooking fat. Use tallow to keep this recipe dairy-free or cook in butter or ghee if you like. Any fat will do.
  4. Support the meat with your free hand while firmly lifting the ring up with a spatula and arrange on the skillet. Repeat until all meat is cooking. Adjust the opening if needed.
  5. While the meat cooks, crack open the eggs and add them one by one to the center of the meat. Continue cooking until the meat is nicely browned, about 3 minutes.
  6. Flip quickly. Cook the second side for about half as long or until eggs set.
  7. Remove from heat, serve, salt liberally and enjoy!
For the printable recipe card, keto options and complete details, please visit Primal Edge Health and read the Carnivore Egg-in-a-Hole post and check out The Carnivore Cookbook too!

Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs

Make Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs with just 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time! Serve them for dinner tonight, and your whole family will enjoy this delicious carnivore recipe together. If desired, you can add a few classic seasonings and make a flavorful keto option without any extra work! 

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
 

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 8 ounces mozzarella cheese whole milk
 Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350¬įF (175¬įC).
  2. Mix the salt and meat in a bowl. If following the keto option, add those ingredients now.
  3. Cut the cheese into 8 cubes.
  4. Divide the meat into 8 4-ounce balls. Make a well in the center of each ball and insert the cheese. Press the meat around to cover the hole and smooth over any lumps.
  5. Arrange meatballs in a 9√ó13-inch glass baking dish or large cookie sheet with the seam up.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes until cooked. Cool slightly and serve warm.
For the printable recipe card, keto options and complete details, please visit Primal Edge Health and read the Mozzarella-Stuffed Meatballs post and check out The Carnivore Cookbook too!

Carnivore Stroganoff Recipe with Ground Beef

Carnivore Stroganoff is a hearty dinner and ready in less than 30 minutes! It’s an easy recipe to adapt for your family, whether they are on keto or any other diet. This creamy ground beef recipe is classic comfort food, but now made exclusively from animal-based ingredients.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 cup Beef Bone Broth
  • ¬ľ cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
 Instructions
  1. Lightly brown the meat in a skillet over medium-high heat. Break apart clumps with a spatula as needed.
  2. Pour in bone broth and cream. Season with salt.
  3. Bring to a simmer and continue to cook for 5-10 minutes until liquid reduces by half.
  4. Serve hot.
For the printable recipe card, keto options and complete details, please visit Primal Edge Health and read the Carnivore Stroganoff Recipe post and check out The Carnivore Cookbook too!

Carnivore Breakfast Muffins

Zero-fiber carnivore breakfast muffins are made entirely from animal-based ingredients. This easy dairy-free breakfast idea is great for meal prep. The process is as easy as combining eggs with browned ground beef, adding a pinch of salt and baking in the oven until done!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 9 large eggs
  • 8 ounces ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt
 Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350¬įF (175¬įC).
  2. Lightly grease a standard size muffin tin.
  3. Brown the meat in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Whisk eggs in a large bowl. Add meat and salt. Stir to combine.
  5. Divide the mixture evenly into the muffin tins. Fill each well ¬ĺ full. Bake for 20 minutes until eggs set.
  6. Remove from oven and cool for 5 minutes. Release by running a knife around the edge of each muffin. Pop out and continue cooling on a wire rack or serve. Enjoy leftovers cold or reheat in the oven before serving.
For the printable recipe card, keto options and complete details, please visit Primal Edge Health and read the Carnivore Breakfast Muffins post and check out The Carnivore Cookbook too!

Carnivore Casserole with Ground Beef (Breakfast or Dinner)

Make a carnivore casserole for breakfast or dinner any day of the week. All you need to do is combine ground beef with eggs, cream, and cream cheese, then bake until done! This is a quick and easy meal made entirely from animal-based ingredients, perfect for a carnivore diet.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 6 large eggs
  • ¬Ĺ cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese softened
  • 1 teaspoon salt
 Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350¬įF (175¬įC).
  2. Lightly brown meat in a skillet over medium heat.
  3. Whisk the eggs in a large bowl. Add the cream, cream cheese, and salt. Mix well to combine. Add meat and stir well.
  4. Pour the egg meat mixture into a greased 9-inch round pie plate or something similar. Bake for 25-30 minutes until eggs set. Let rest for 10 minutes, then slice and serve.
For the printable recipe card, keto option and complete details, please visit Primal Edge Health and read the Carnivore Casserole post and check out The Carnivore Cookbook too!

Carnivore Diet Beef Bread

Andy will show you a very simple way to make carnivore diet-style beef bread. This recipe uses all animal-based products as well as ground beef. It tastes great and can be used to make sandwiches and toast. Or go ahead and add some butter and honey and you have a great little snack. (However, disregard if honey is not part of your carnivore diet protocol.)
 
Ingredients: Ground Beef: 8 ounces
3 Egg Whites
5 Eggs
2 Ounces Cream Cheese 
1/2 Teaspoon of Salt
2 ounces of Butter
 
Preheat oven to 370 Fully cook ground beef Add and blend cooked ground beef, 5 eggs, and Cream Cheese to Strong Blender. Blend until liquified. Add the batter to the mixing bowl, slowly add and whisk in egg whites. Add this batter to an oven-safe bread bowl. Be sure to add a layer of butter to help prevent the batter from sticking. Place in oven and bake for 40-50 minutes. Use a toothpick to test if the bread is fully cooked. Warning: Raw animal products like egg yolks can cause infections.

How to make Beef or Lamb Carnivore Waffles

Andy Storey, one of our Meatrx.com coaches,  will show you how to make Carnivore Waffles

Recipe:

8 ounces of either ground beef or lamb

4-5 eggs (substitute duck eggs if you want too!)

Use ghee or butter or tallow or duck fat

Dairy Free Liver Pate with Ox Liver

This dairy free liver pate with ox live recipe is an amazing side dish sure to wow dinner guests as well as your own taste buds! Make it in 15 minutes, then chill until you’re ready to serve. Liver pate is an elegant way to boost your nutrition without dairy on a keto, carnivore, paleo, or any healthy diet. 

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Chill Time: 4 hours – overnight

Total Time: 4 hours, 15 minutes

 

Ingredients

  • 1¬†cup duck fat, lard or bacon fat, divided¬†
  • 1¬†small¬†onion¬†diced, optional
  • 2¬†cloves¬†garlic¬†minced, optional
  • 1¬†pound¬†ox¬†or beef liver
  • 1¬†tablespoon¬†raw apple cider vinegar, lime or lemon
  • 1¬†tablespoon¬†rosemary, optional
  • 1¬†tablespoon¬†thyme, optional
  • 1/2¬†teaspoons¬†salt¬†
  • 1/4¬†teaspoon¬†ground black pepper, optional

Instructions

  1. Saute the onion in 2 tablespoons of cooking fat over medium heat. Cook for about 5 minutes, until transparent and soft. Stir occasionally to avoid burning. Add garlic and continue cooking for another 2 minutes or so until garlic is fragrant and golden in color.
  2. Slice the liver into thin strips. Push the onion and garlic over to the side of the pan and arrange the liver in a single layer. Sear it for 30 seconds to 1 minute on each side.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool.
  4. Transfer liver, onion, and garlic sauté to the bowl of a food processor. Add the vinegar, rosemary, thyme, salt, and pepper. Add 1/2 cup of fat.
  5. Pulse to chop liver. Blend to combine. Add the remaining fat. Continue blending until smooth.
  6. Put into an airtight container and chill in the fridge for 4 hours or overnight.

Notes

Liver pate can be served right away, however, it’s best to let it chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving. If you can, make it the day before so it chills overnight and all the flavors can meld together.

For strict carnivore omit the onion, garlic, rosemary, thyme, and black pepper. ACV is usually ok for most people. Omit if needed.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Dairy Free Liver Pate with Ox Liver Recipe on Primal Edge Health and check out The Carnivore Cookbook for more!

Easy Braised Beef Shank

Follow an easy 4-step process to slow cook Braised Beef Shank carnivore style. It is a nourishing and affordable low-carb meal for any time of the year.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 2 hours

Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Servings: 4

 

Equipment (choose one)

  • Cast iron skillet with a lid
  • Dutch oven

Ingredients

  • 1¬†tablespoon¬†tallow¬†butter, ghee, or other cooking fat
  • 4¬†pieces¬†beef shank¬†1-inch thick, 8 ounces each
  • 2-3¬†cups¬†bone broth¬†or water
  • 1¬†teaspoon¬†salt¬†plus extra as needed

Instructions

  1. Heat cooking fat in a cast iron or heavy bottom skillet with a lid or Dutch oven. Brown both sides of the beef shanks, about 2-3 minutes per side, until a golden-brown crust forms.
  2. Pour broth over shanks. Use at least 2 cups of broth.¬†There should be enough broth to cover the meat ¬Ĺ to ¬ĺ of the way up the side. Season with salt. Bring it to a simmer.
  3. Reduce the heat and cover with a lid, but leave a small opening for the steam to escape.
  4. Cook over low heat for 3 hours, until the meat falls off the bone. Serve warm in liquid.

Notes

Keto Osso Buco In the last 30 minutes of the cooking time, add any of the vegetable and herb combinations listed in the recipe post and simmer with the meat.

Oven option Follow steps 1-2 then after the broth is at a simmer, put the lid on and transfer to the oven to bake for 2 hours.

Crockpot option Place meat in the bottom of a slow-cooker, pour broth over and season with salt. Cover with the lid and turn on low. Cook for 4-6 hours until easily falls off the bone.

Instant pot option Season the meat. Turn on the Instant pot and select sauté. Once hot add cooking fat to the pot and sear the meat, about 2-3 minutes per side, until golden brown. Add in broth. Close lid and seal valve. Set high pressure and cook for 35 minutes. Natural release pressure for 15 minutes then manually release the remaining pressure.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Easy Braised Beef Shank Recipe on Primal Edge Health and check out The Carnivore Cookbook too!

Organ Meat Pie

Organ meats are some of the most affordable meats and happen to also be some of the most nutritious parts too. This nourishing combination of ground beef, liver and heart baked into a meat pie is simple and satiating.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4

 

Ingredients

  • ¬Ĺ pound ground beef
  • ¬Ĺ pound ground beef heart
  • ¬Ĺ pound ground beef liver
  • Tallow or butter, ghee, other cooking fat
  • 3 eggs
  • salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350¬įF (175¬įC).
  • Lightly brown the meat in fat in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. Salt to taste.
  • Pour evenly into a lightly greased 9-inch pie plate.
  • Bake for 15 minutes, until egg is set.
  • Remove from heat, cool for 5 minutes. Serve warm and enjoy leftovers cold.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Organ Meat Pie Recipe on Primal Edge Health and check out The Carnivore Cookbook too!

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