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Keto hamburger casserole in a white baking dish
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Keto Hamburger Casserole

With just 15 minutes of prep and 6 carbs per serving, our Keto Hamburger Casserole recipe is everything you could possibly want in a ground beef casserole!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Keto Recipes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: baking, casserole, ground beef, hamburger, keto, low carb
Servings: 8
Calories: 421kcal
Author: Best Beef Recipes

Equipment

  • Oven
  • 9×13″ baking dish

Ingredients

  • pounds ground beef see tips below
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil plus more for the pan
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste sugar-free – see tips below
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • cups cheddar grated
  • 3 cups green beans canned or frozen – see tips below

Instructions

  • Grease an 9×13″ baking dish with olive oil and set aside. Preheat your oven to 360°F. Place 1½ pounds ground beef, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, 1 tablespoon tomato paste, ½ teaspoon ground pepper, and 1 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Stir well until combined.
    Ground beef and other ingredients in a glass bowl for keto hamburger casserole
  • Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet. Add the ground beef mixture and cook for about 10 minutes, breaking it up as it cooks, until it browns completely.
    Browning the ground beef in a skillet
  • Add the cooked ground beef mixture to your prepared baking dish in an even layer. Spread 3 cups canned or frozen green beans over the beef.
    Green beans on top of beef for keto casserole recipe
  • In a medium bowl, beat 3 eggs. Add ½ cup heavy cream and a pinch of salt. Evenly pour this mixture over the meat and green beans. Spread 1½ cups grated cheddar over the top of the beef and green bean mixture.
    Adding cheese to keto casserole recipe
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes, until the cheese is golden brown. Serve, and enjoy!
    Serving of keto casserole recipe on a plate with a baking dish of hamburger casserole

Notes

  • Mix with ground pork: You can use ground pork in addition to beef for even more flavor. Use a mixture of 1 pound ground beef and 5 ounces ground pork if you would like to use pork.
  • Sugar-free tomato paste: Make sure your tomato paste is sugar-free. You can substitute it with sugar-free ketchup.
  • Using frozen green beans: If using frozen green beans, you do not need to thaw them. They will cook completely when baking the casserole.
  • Other veggies to use: Not a fan of green beans? You can still make this easy keto hamburger recipe! Try using cauliflower or broccoli instead. Broccoli is one of our personal favorites!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 421kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 14g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 175mg | Sodium: 517mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g