Keto Casserole, Ground Beef and Mozzarella

Here's a simple recipe that I adapted from one of my favorite low carb recipe sites, Linda's Low Carb Menus & Recipes. I say adapted because I used products I had on hand (mozzarella instead of cheddar, fresh peppers instead of canned chiles, etc.,) I've previously made the dish to her exact specifications and it turned out wonderfully Lovely Mate gave a thumbs up to today's version.

Recipe below.

Keto Casserole Recipe


Hamburger & Mozzarella Casserole

Crust:
  •   cream cheese 4 oz
  •   eggs 2
  •  taco seasoning 1/2 tsp
  •  mozzarella cheese 8 oz
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Filling:
  •  ground beef 1 lb
  •  taco seasoning 3 tsp
  •  tomato sauce 1/4 cup
  •  sliced peppers 1.25 oz
  •  mozzarella cheese 8 oz

Blend crust ingredients. Spread into casserole dish (about 8x10 or equivalent)

Bake @ 350º for about 20 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes

Brown ground beef and add taco seasoning, tomato sauce, sliced peppers. Place on cooled crust.

Sprinkle remaining 8oz mozzarella cheese on top, bake for about 20 minutes more. Enjoy!

Taco Seasoning Ingredients:

  •  chili powder 2 TBLS
  •  onion powder 1 TBLS
  •  salt 1 TBLS
  •  paprika 5 tsp
  •  cumin 4.5 tsp
  •  garlic powder 2.5 tsp
  •  cayenne 1/8 tsp



I’ve been fortunate to have exposure to leading researchers, physicians and journalists regarding the ketogenic diet, also known as LCHF (low carb/high fat). We are all responsible for our own choices, including what we put in our mouths. I welcome questions, comments and even civil criticism. I’m still learning. So, if you have something to add, go for it. Thanks!  - Casey