Maria .Recipes Keto Enthusiast, Indian Food Lover
Posts Tagged “meat”

Making keto lunch boxes can be a real struggle. Keto food can be delicious, but not everything is easily packed, so I often have to resort to salads. I am a simple salad gal, but my bae considers spinach to be "rabbit food", so I have to up my game when I make a salad for him... and that is how this beauty was born! With chicken, bacon, avocado and mayo, as keto as it can get! And if you like my recipes, don't forget to [subscribe](http://maria.recipes/subscribe), which will also give you access to the **Keto Recipe Recommender**. * 3 cups of lettuce (90g) * 60 g chicken breast, cooked (half a breast) * 30 g bacon, cooked * 1 boiled egg * 1/2 avocado * 2 tbsp mayonnaise * 1/2 tsp tomato purée * 1/3 tsp Dijon mustard * 1 tsp lemon juice * Stevia to taste (equivalent to 1/2 tsp sugar) * Optional: chipotle chili * Freshly ground black pepper * **Process** 1. Mix the mayo, tomato purée, mustard, lemon, stevia, chili and black pepper with a generous pinch of salt until you have a smooth dressing. 2. Put all the ingredients into a plate. Top with your dressing. Eat. * **Nutritional information**, _for the whole recipe_ * 592 kCal * 11.5 g total carbs * **3.7 g net carbs** * 7.9 g fiber * **25.9 g protein** * 50.7 g fat

A complete breakfast ready in no time. Have it with some bulletproof coffee or with a side of salad to get some extra fat, and you will have energy all morning long! * 2 eggs * 45 g bacon, chopped * 100 g white mushrooms, sliced * 1 tbsp olive oil * 1/2 garlic clove, minced * Salt and pepper * Fresh parsley or chives for garnishing * **Process** 1. Put half the oil into the pan and use it to fry the bacon on medium high heat(about 3 minutes). 2. Now add the garlic, cook for one minute on medium heat and then add the mushrooms salt and pepper and cook until soft, about 3-4 minutes. 3. Whisk the eggs with a bit of salt. Then take the veggies from the pan and mix with the eggs. 4. Put the rest of the oil in the pan on medium-low, then add the egg mixture. Cook for a few minutes, stirring constantly until it is no longer raw. 5. Garnish with fresh parsley or chives. * **Nutritional information**, _for the whole recipe_ * 366 kCal * 4.2 g total carbs * **3.2 g net carbs** * 1 g fiber * 20.9 g protein * 30.1 g fat

This is what I call my Lazy Seekh Kebab: just mix up some spices with meat, then cook it in the pan with veggies. No tandoori, no long cooking process, but still incredible flavor! And if you like my recipes, don't forget to [subscribe](http://maria.recipes/subscribe), which will also give you access to the **Keto Recipe Recommender**. * 300 g minced lamb or beef (20% fat) * 1 small onion (70g) * 100 g red bell pepper (or mixed red-green-yellow) * 2 tbsp chopped coriander * 1/2 tsp garam masala * 1/2 tsp turmeric powder * 1/2 tsp cumin powder * 1/2 tsp coriander powder * 1/2 tsp red chili powder (or to taste) * 1/2 tsp salt * 1/4 tsp garlic powder * 1/4 tsp ginger powder * 1/2 tbsp coconut oil * **Process** 1. Chop half the onion into very small pieces. Then mix it with the meat, coriander and spices. 2. Mix the meat with your hands, then form them into sausage shaped kebabs. 3. Chop the rest of the vegetables. 4. Put 1/2 tbsp oil in a pan on high heat, then add the vegetables and cook for 2 minutes. 5. Now lower the heat to medium, add in the kebabs and cover with a lid. 6. Cook for about 2 minutes, then turn the kebabs 90 degrees and move the veggies so they don't burn. Proceed until you have done all four sides. 7. Serve with some mint chutney. * **Nutritional information**, _for half the recipe_ * 631 kCal * 27.8 g total carbs * **4.9 g net carbs** * 22.9 g fiber * **25.3 g protein** * 51.3 g fat

This is seriously the best pizza. You have to try! * 1 pizza base, such as my Flax Pizza * 4 tbsp of keto BBQ sauce (1/8 of the sauce recipe) * 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella (80g) * 80 g raw chicken, chopped * 20 g red onion, thinly sliced * Fresh coriander * **Process** 1. Make the pizza base as per your recipe. 2. Take out the cooked pizza base, top with the BBQ sauce, then the mozzarella, then the chicken and onion. Put it back in the oven. 3. Cook until the chicken is no longer raw (about 5-10 minutes). 4. Take it out, top with fresh coriander and enjoy. * **Nutritional information**, * _half a pizza_ * 434 kCal * **7.4 g net carbs** * 31.5 g total carbs * 24.1 g fiber * **27.4 g protein** * 28.5 g fat * _toppings only_ * 192 kCal * **4.2 g net carbs** * 5 g total carbs * 0.8 g fiber * **19 g protein** * 10.4 g fat

Keema is a tasty curry that is very easy to make. Have it with some simple salad as a side dish and it will make for a delicious meal. If you like indian food, you can try my easy recipe for chicken curry! * 250 g minced lamb or beef (15% fat) * 1 small onion, chopped (70 g) * 1 small tomato, chopped (100 g) * 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced * 1 tsp ginger paste * 1/2 tsp turmeric * 1 tsp coriander, ground * 1/4 tsp garam masala * 1 inch of cinnamon stick * 1 black cardamom (optional) * 1 bay leaf * 3 peppercorns * 2 cloves * 1 dried red chili * 1/4 tsp cumin seeds * 2 tbsp oil * Salt to taste * Coriander, to garnish * **Process** 1. Mix the meat with the garlic, ginger, turmeric, coriander and garam masala. Add some salt. Let it sit for at least an hour. 2. Warm up the oil and add the whole spices and the red chili. Once they are a little bit brown and fragrant, add the onions. Cook for 5 minutes until they start to get translucent. 3. Add the tomatoes with some salt and cook for anoter 5-10 minutes until the tomatoes are breaking down. 4. Now add the meat mixture and cook, stirring to break down the meat, until it is no longer pink (about 5 minutes). 5. Taste to check for salt, garnish with coriander and serve. * **Nutritional information**, _half recipe_ * 476 kCal * **5.8 g net carbs** * 7.6 g total carbs * 1.8 g fiber * **22.7 g protein** * 39.8 g fat

With very few ingredientes and spices you can make this creamy and spicy lamb curry, full of nutrients and flavor! * 225 g lamb, cubed * 100 g fresh or frozen and thawed spinach, coarsely chopped * 1/2 small onion, chopped (35 g) * 1,5 cloves of garlic, chopped * 2/3 tsp ginger paste * 1 green chili, chopped (or to taste) * 2 tbsp olive oil * 1/4 tsp cinnamon * 1/2 tsp garam masala * 1 tsp coriander powder * Salt to taste * Coriander to garnish * **Process** 1. Warm up the oil on medium heat, then add the onions and fry for about 5 minutes until soft and slightly brown. 2. Add the garlic, ginger and chili and cook for about 2 minutes. 3. Put the heat on high, add the meat with some salt and sear the meat for 5 minutes. 4. Add 1/2 cup of water, lower the heat to low, partially cover and let it simmer for about 45 minutes or until the meat is tender. Add water if it gets too dry. 5. When the meat is tender, add the spinach with some salt. Cook for 10 minutes. You should end up with a thick gravy. 6. Taste to check the salt, sprinkle with coriander and serve. * **Nutritional information**, _half recipe_ * 391 kCal * **3.5 g net carbs** * 1.9 g fiber * 5.4 g total carbs * **22.7 g protein** * 31.1 g fat

Ever since I was a kid, my mom would make lamb or fish "en cuajadera": roasted with white wine, potatos and vegetables. By omitting the potatoes, this is a delicious and complete meal, perfect for a ketogenic diet.
  • One Leg of lamb (if boneless should be 450 g meat)
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced (180g)
  • 1 medium onion, sliced (110g)
  • 1 cup of chopped tomato (150 g)
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 150 mL of dry white wine
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • A handful of parsley
  • Salt, ground black pepper, dry thyme
* **Process** 1. Preheat the oven to 200C. 2. Chop the vegetables. Place on a greased baking tray. Then put the lamb on top and add the rest of the ingredients. 3. Bake for about 90 minutes (depending on the size of the lamb piece), turning it around after half the time, until the meat is tender. * **Nutritional information**, for 1/3 of the recipe: * 483 kCal * **6.7 g net carbs**, 1.8 g fiber, 8.5 g total carbs * 29.2 g protein * 32.4 g fat

A simple recipe for meat stuffed green peppers, that you can adapt to your taste by using different spices.
  • 3 green bell peppers, big, or 6 small green peppers (500g)
  • 400 g minced beef (20% fat)
  • 50 g onion (1/2 medium)
  • 1-2 garlic cloves very finely chopped
  • Salt, black pepper, nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • Fresh parsley
  • 1 cup of tomato puree or one big tomato (180g)
  • 60 mL white wine, or half white wine and half cherry or similar wine
* **Process** 1. Mix all the ingredients for the filling and keep in the fridge for at least 30 min: meat, egg, salt, pepper, nutmeg, parsley, garlic and white or cherry wine. 2. Preheat the oven to 200C. 3. Open the peppers on the top (creating a lid) and throw away the seeds inside. 4. Use the meat mixture to fill the peppers. 5. Blend (or finely chop) the tomato and onion (you can use half the oil in the recipe to fry the onion) and pour over the peppers. Then add the remaining oil and white wine. 6. Bake for about 40 minutes or until the pepper is tender and the meat is cooked through. * **Nutritional information**, per serving (serves 3) * 508 kCal * **8.6 g net carbs**, 3.8 g fiber, 12.4 g total carbs * 27 g protein * 37.5 g fat