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Beef is often a favorite ingredient for many main dishes that focus on low carb and keto diets.

Southern Italian Beef Braciole (Involtini) Recipe

The Italians I know go all out for Winter holiday celebrations, and this show-stopping beef braciole (aka braciola) is often a centerpiece on the Southern Italian table. This Sicilian/Neapolitan version includes pine nuts, prosciutto, parsley, garlic and cheese as the filling (raisins if you want the sweet flavor). It is served with high quality rigatoni …

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Birria Stew with Consommé: Birria de Res Con Consommé

Birria de Res Con Consommé is a rich stew that is traditionally made with either goat or lamb, but beef is the meat most commonly associated with birria in the U.S. The meat is always slow cooked in a richly-flavored broth (consommé) until it is melt-in-your-mouth tender. When served as a stew it is simply …

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Easy Loose Meat Sandwich without Bread or Buns

One pot dinners are easy to get on the table for a busy cook, and this loose meat sandwich (a Maid-Rite variation) is not only easy, but healthy and delicious. The recipe includes pickles and Georgia mustard (aka mustard-based BBQ sauce) to take it over the top in flavor. What is a Loose Meat Sandwich …

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Pan Seared Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce: Low Carb

Chimichurri sauce only takes 5-10 minutes to make, and is often used to add a fresh, acidic tang to beef, chicken or fish. This recipe pairs chimichurri with a tender pan-seared skirt steak. A robustly flavored, low carb main dish to get on the table quickly. Jump to: RECIPEWhat is Chimichurri?Steps to Make ChimichurriHow to …

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Low Carb Beef Pho in a Slow Cooker

Most authentic Pho dishes can take 3 days to make. This slow cooker (or crockpot) recipe makes a robustly flavored bone broth that will rival Pho dishes from Vietnamese restaurants. It can easily be modified to a low carb or keto recipe by using shirataki noodles instead of the typical rice noodles. Jump to:RECIPERestaurant vs …

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Bobotie: A Savory South African Meat Pie

Pairing chutneys with cheese around the holidays is a classic, but they are also wonderful with savory dinner dishes. The recipe below pairs a cranberry chutney with a South African meat pie recipe known as bobotie. Traditional bobotie might use an apricot jam rather than a chutney, but bobotie is flexible enough to be made …

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