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Fried Cabbage and Sausage Skillet

A delicious one pan keto lunch or dinner, this sausage skillet ready in 30 minutes. It’s crispy, fried, and oh so delicious. 100% ketogenic, low-carb, and gluten-free.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 small green cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, butter, or tallow
  • 1 pound chicken sausage
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon rosemary leaf

Instructions

  1. Finely chop the cabbage and add to the coconut oil over medium heat in a skillet. Keep the cabbage in one layer and cook for 7 minutes.
  2. Toss the cabbage, stir it around well and continue to cook for another 7 minutes.
  3. Slice open the sausage, break it apart with your fingers and add it to the skillet. Add the salt, garlic and rosemary. Continue to cook over medium heat until the sausage is golden and crispy. The cabbage should be very soft. I like it best when it is slightly golden and the sausage is crispy.
  4. Serve warm.

For the printable recipe card and complete recipe details, visit the Fried Cabbage and Sausage Skillet Recipe on Primal Edge Health and check out our keto and carnivore cookbooks too!

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Cabbage Noodles with Ground Beef (and Hidden Liver!)

Enjoy this Asian inspired skillet meal with pan-fried cabbage noodles and ground beef. Add “hidden liver” for extra nutrient density and no one will know it’s there!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 medium green cabbage
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-inch fresh ginger root minced or 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/2 inch fresh turmeric root minced or 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 pound ground beef (75% ground beef 25% ground beef liver)
  • 3 tablespoons Keto Soy Sauce alternative
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 part green onion thinly sliced, optional

Instructions

  1. Core the green cabbage, process into thin noodles (use a sharp knife, food processor or spiralizer). Add to a hot frying pan with butter and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  2. Add the ginger and turmeric roots. Continue cooking for 5 more minutes.
  3. Add beef and/or liver. Cook for 5 minutes more, stir to brown evenly.
  4. Add sauce, sesame, parsley, and salt. Mix well. Bring liquid to a simmer and cook for a final 5 minutes.
  5. Serve warm with optional green onion as garnish.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Cabbage Noodle with Ground Beef (and Hidden Liver!) Recipe on Primal Edge Health and check out our keto and carnivore cookbooks too!

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Slow Cooked Organ Meat Stew

Slow cooked organ meat stew is a delicious recipe and very budget friendly too. It is easy to make and great for beginning as well as advanced nose to tail eaters.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Culture Time: 2 hours

Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds beef heart
  • 1 pound beef kidney
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium cauliflower chopped
  • 1 cup mushrooms chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley chopped
  • ½ teaspoon whole black peppercorn
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 8 cups bone broth or water

Instructions

  • Trim off any connective tissues and large vessels from the heart; cut into 1 to ½-inch cubes. Cut kidney into similar sized pieces. Leave the fat on both the heart and kidney. Add to a large stockpot.
  • Arrange the onion, garlic, cauliflower, mushrooms, and parsley over the meat. Season with salt. Add peppercorn.
  • Pour in bone broth.
  • Bring to just boiling on the stove over medium heat. Reduce heat and maintain a steady simmer for 2-3 hours until heart is tender.

Notes

  • Substitute beef heart and/or kidney with another organ from a ruminant such as lamb, bison, mutton etc. Do not use chicken organs.

For crockpot directions, printable recipe and complete sourcing tips, visit the Slow Cooked Organ Meat Stew Recipe on Primal Edge Health and check our keto and carnivore cookbooks too!

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Keto Ground Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry

Keto Ground Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry is a delicious quick and easy low carb dinner you can make in less than 30 minutes from start to finish, all in one single pan. 

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons tallow or cooking fat of choice
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon ginger powder
  • ½ tablespoon Chinese 5 spice see notes
  • 1 ½ cups broccoli finely chopped 
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup parsley chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Heat tallow or cooking fat of choice in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, sauté until soft and fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. Mix in the ginger and Chinese 5 spice powders. Continue cooking over medium heat.
  3. Add the broccoli. Stir occasionally and cook for 5-7 more minutes.
  4. Put the beef in the pan and break it apart with a spatula; mix in well. Season with salt.
  5. Once meat is browned, add fresh parsley. Give the whole mixture a few tosses and finish cooking until the meat is done to your liking.
  6. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve warm.

Notes

Chinese 5 Spice is made of anise seed powder, ground black pepper, fennel seed powder, cassia cinnamon powder. If you don’t have this in your spice rack, substitute with garam masala or a DIY blend.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Ground Beef and Broccoli Recipe on Primal Edge Health and check out our keto and carnivore cookbooks too!

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Easy Keto Beef Stew (in a Crockpot)

This collagen-rich, super meaty Easy Keto Carnivore Beef Stew is slow-cooked in a crockpot. It pops with flavor from low-carb vegetables and herbs. The best part is that this stew is a deeply nourishing meal for any day of the week, freezer friendly and takes minimal prep work to put together.

With few simple modifications, it is quickly transformed into a carnivore stew, perfect for those interested in zero-fiber carnivore diet recipes.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 8 hours

Total Time: 8 hours 20 minutes

Servings: 6 servings

Equipment

  • Crockpot

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds beef marrow bones
  • 2 pounds chuck roast cubed
  • 2 tbsp tallow or other cooking oil
  • 6 cups bone broth
  • 8 ounce mushrooms quartered
  • 2 cups cauliflower chopped
  • 1 large carrot chopped
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tsp dried thyme
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Turn the slow cooker on low and place the marrow bones in the center of the insert.
  2. Cube the roast. Heat tallow in a large skillet over high heat. Arrange the meat in a single layer and sear evenly on all sides. Cook in batches if needed. Once cooked, add to the pot.
  3. Rinse and chop all vegetables. Gather the herbs. Place everything all in the pot on top of the meat.
  4. Pour broth over it all. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.

Notes

  • Use what you have on hand, this recipe is very forgiving! Do you have other vegetables in your fridge that need to get used up? Add them in. Chop the broccoli, zucchini, or cabbage and add to the pot. Parsley, oregano, or rosemary may also be added or substituted.
  • Mind your water line, if you add in a significant amount of extra vegetables, you may need to add more broth or water too.
  • Adapt this recipe for a carnivore diet by simplifying the ingredient list to marrow bones, stew meat, tallow, bone broth, and salt. Decrease the broth to 4 cups. Cook on low. Check after 6 hours.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Easy Keto Beef Stew (in a Crockpot) on Primal Edge Health and check out The Carnivore Cookbook too!

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Easy Cheeseburger Pie

This easy cheeseburger pie is perfect for a low-stress dinner any day of the week! Flavored with simple everyday ingredients, it is sure to be a new family favorite. Plus, you probably already have these budget-friendly ingredients on hand in your fridge right now.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1.5 pounds ground beef
  • 1 tablespoon tallow, or cooking fat of choice, separated
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 4 whole eggs
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground mustard
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9-inch round pie plate or 8×8-inch baking dish.
  • Lightly brown the meat in cooking fat over medium-high heat in a heavy-bottomed skillet or cast iron. Transfer to pie plate once cooked.
  • Add a little more fat to the skillet and brown the onions until translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Stir frequently.
  • While the onions cook, whisk the eggs. Add herbs, salt and pepper.
  • Pour over the beef so it sinks into the meat. Shake the dish gently if needed.
  • Arrange the onions in an even layer over the eggs and meat.
  • Top the whole pie with cheese.
  • Bake for 20 minutes, until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  • Allow the cheeseburger pie to rest for 5 minutes before slicing.

Notes

To make a complete hamburger themed meal, serve on a bed of lettuce with a side of pickles or Pickle Relish and thick slices of fresh tomatoes. Offer mustard and sugar-free ketchup at the table.

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

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Keto Texas Chili

Full of meat and the smoky spiciness of chipotle and ancho pepper that ramp up the heat to a perfect level, this quick and easy hearty Keto Texas Chili bursts with Texas-sized flavor.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 51 mins

Total: 1 hr 6 mins

Servings: 6
Calories: 457 kcal


Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup diced onions
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 pounds ground beef or venison
  • 3 Tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp Mexican oregano
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1/4 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 1 cup beef bone broth
  • 14.5 oz crushed fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. Add olive oil to dutch oven and heat on medium. Add onions and cook 3-5 minutes until translucent. Add garlic and cook an additional minute.
  2. Add the ground beef/venison and cook until meat is fully browned, breaking up the meat as it cooks. About 8-10 minutes.

  3. Add the next 11 ingredients through chipotle chili powder and mix well.
  4. Add beef bone broth, fire roasted tomatoes, and bay leaf. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer covered for 30 minutes, stirring occasional to make sure meat isn’t sticking to bottom of pan.
  5. Add apple cider vinegar, lime juice, and chopped cilantro. Simmer uncovered for an addition 10 minutes or more for even better flavor. If chili thickens too much, add additional beef bone broth.

  6. Serve with toppings like shredded cheddar cheese, diced onions, chopped cilantro, and sour cream as desired.

Recipe Notes

For the best taste and texture, simmer for an hour. Be sure to stir occasionally and watch to see if more beef broth is needed if chili thickens too much.

*Nutritional label does not include net carbs, so I’ve added that below.

Total Carbs: 10g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
NET CARBS: 7g

Nutritional information is provided for recipes as a guide only. It cannot be 100% accurate. It’s included as a courtesy to give a general account of a recipe, so one can see if the macros are within the ballpark of where he/she needs to be. It is automatically calculated using WP recipe software integrated with a nutrition API. Please calculate your own nutritional information with the exact brand and ingredients you used before relying on the ones included with the recipe.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Keto Texas Chili at Lone Star Keto.

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Keto Crockpot Massaman Curry

Rich, fall-apart beef in a base of coconut milk and fragrant spices. Keto Crockpot Massaman Curry is an exotic comfort food full of spice, a slight sweetness, and a little tang.

Prep: 25 mins
Cook Time: 8 hrs 25 mins

Total Time: 8 hrs 50 mins

Servings
: 6
Calories: 441 kcal

Ingredients

BEEF:
  • 2 lbs beef chuck cut into 3″ cubes
  • 2 cups beef bone broth
  • 2 bay leaves
CURRY PASTE:
  • 1 lemongrass stalk peeled and chopped*
  • 2 Tbsp Sambal Oelek
  • 1/2 cup chopped onions
  • 5 tsp minced garlic
  • 4 tsp grated ginger
  • 3 Tbsp beef bone broth
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/8 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp sea salt
CURRY SAUCE:
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 14 oz unsweetened coconut milk full fat, 1 can
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp Swerve Brown
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce

Instructions

BEEF:
  1. Place all beef ingredients in a crockpot. Set on low and cook for 8 hrs (or on high for 4 hours). Beef should be easily pulled apart with a fork. Remove beef and reserve 2 cups of cooking liquid.
CURRY PASTE:
  1. Place all curry paste ingredients in blender/Magic Bullet/Ninja and blend until a paste is formed. Set aside.
CURRY SAUCE:
  1. Pour oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add curry paste and cook 5 minutes. Most liquid should be cooked out of it.
  2. Add coconut milk and stir together.
  3. Add star anise and reserved beef cooking liquid. Bring to boil, then reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Stir in lime juice, Swerve Brown, and fish sauce.
  5. Add beef chunks and simmer for 5 minutes until sauce has thickened. Remove star anise before serving.

Recipe Notes

*Lemongrass: Trim tough base from stalk, then peel off the reedy outer layers, leaving only the inner pale green part. Chop into small pieces.

Nutritional label does not include net carbs, so I’ve added that below.

Total Carbs: 3g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
NET CARBS: 3g

Nutritional information is provided for recipes as a guide only. It cannot be 100% accurate. It’s included as a courtesy to give a general account of a recipe, so one can see if the macros are within the ballpark of where he/she needs to be. It is automatically calculated using WP recipe software integrated with a nutrition API. Please calculate your own nutritional information with the exact brand and ingredients you used before relying on the ones included with the recipe.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Keto Crockpot Massaman Curry at Lone Star Keto.

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Keto General Tso Meatballs

Keto General Tso Meatballs, a healthy version of a favorite Asian dish. Baked meatballs glazed in a sweet and savory sauce with a hint of spice.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 36 mins
Total: 46 mins


Servings
: 6
Calories
: 462 kcal

Ingredients

For Meatballs:
  • 2 lbs Ground Beef
  • 1/2 cup crushed pork rinds
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
For Sauce
  • 2 cups chicken bone broth
  • 2 Tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp sambal oelek
  • 2 tsp Swerve confectioners
  • 2 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 4 Tbsp sugar free ketchup
  • 1/4 tsp xanthan gum

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Line rimmed cookie sheet with foil. Set aside.
  2. In large bowl, combine ground beef, pork rinds, egg, garlic, ginger, sea salt, and sesame oil.
  3. Using ice cream scoop (approx 1/4 cup), scoop out meat mixture and form into balls. Place on prepared cookie sheet.

  4. Put cookie sheet into preheated oven and cook for 20 min. Remove from oven and set aside.
  5. In large skillet, add all sauce ingredients except xanthan gum and whisk to combine. Cook 8 minutes or until liquid is reduced in half.
  6. Sprinkle xanthan gum over sauce and stir. 

  7. Add meatballs to sauce pan and coat well. 

  8. Remove from heat. Serve by itself or with riced broccoli or cauliflower.
  9. Optional: sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Recipe Notes

Instead of meatballs, you can substitute cooked chicken or pork and coat with the sauce.

Nutritional information is provided for recipes as a guide only. It cannot be 100% accurate. It’s included as a courtesy to give a general account of a recipe, so one can see if the macros are within the ballpark of where he/she needs to be. It is automatically calculated using WP recipe software integrated with a nutrition API. Please calculate your own nutritional information with the exact brand and ingredients you used before relying on the ones included with the recipe.

For the printable recipe and complete recipe details, visit the Keto General Tso Meatballs at Lone Star Keto.