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Keto Soy Sauce Alternative (Soy Free!)

Flavored with vinegar, ginger, and garlic, this low carb keto soy sauce substitution is packed with flavor so you can still eat soy sauce on a keto diet (or any diet) but without any negative effects of soy! This recipe is allergen-free and contains no sugar, soy, or wheat.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 16 tablespoons

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups bone broth
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon maple extract or other liquid keto sweetener to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger powder
  • 1/16 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/16 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/16 teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients, except salt, to a saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  2. Maintain this for about 15 minutes, until the liquid has reduced by a third.
  3. Season with salt.
  4. Transfer to a bottle or jar with a tight-fitting lid. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Shake well before using.

Notes

Since this is bone broth based, you may see it gel after being in the fridge. Bring the homemade soy sauce to room temperature before serving and stir well to recombine the flavors.

For the printable recipe card and complete recipe details, visit the Keto Soy Sauce Substitute (Soy Free!) 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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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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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.

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Keto Asian Lettuce Wraps

Miss Asian food on the keto WOE? These quick and tasty ketofied wraps won’t leave you wanting.

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 30 mins

Servings
: 6
Calories: 224 kcal
 

Ingredients

Dipping Sauce:
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 2 Tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut aminos
  • 2 Tbsp Rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp Chile oil
  • 1 tsp Sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp Sambal Oelek chili paste
  • 1 Tbsp Chinese hot mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Dried chives
  • 1 tsp Grated ginger
Filling:
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut cooking oil divided
  • 2 Tbsp Sesame oil divided
  • 1 lb Ground chicken
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Smoked paprika
  • 1 8oz can of sliced water chestnuts, drained, rinsed, and minced
  • 1/3 cup Minced onion about 1/2 med onion
  • 4 oz White button mushrooms minced
  • 1 Tbsp Minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut aminos
  • 1 Tbsp Rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp Swerve
  • 2 tsp Minced ginger
Serve with:
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
  • Dipping Sauce

Instructions

For Sauce:
  1. Add all ingredients into a small bowl and mix until well combined. Set aside.
For Filling:
  1. In a large non-stick skillet, add 1 Tbsp of the coconut oil and 1 Tbsp of the sesame oil. Heat skillet, then add the ground chicken and season with the onion powder, garlic powder, salt, and smoked paprika. Cook chicken until done. Remove from pan.
  2. In same skillet, add the remaining coconut oil and sesame oil. Heat skillet and add the water chestnuts, onions, mushrooms, and garlic and cook for 5-8 minutes until tender.
  3. In small bowl, mix together the coconut aminos, rice vinegar, Swerve, and ginger. Add to skillet. Stir to combine and cook until everything is warmed and well combined.
  4. Serve in lettuce leaves or over cauliflower rice along with the dipping sauce.
Recipe Notes

If you don’t like spicy, you might want to start with less chile oil, sambal oelek, and hot mustard and increase to your taste, but I highly suggest you add at least some of each! It really makes a big difference in taste.

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 Pumpkin Spice Waffles at Lone Star Keto.