Categories
Dinner

Low Carb Lasagna

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 lb Ground beef
  • 1 lb Italian sausage
  • 1 white onion
  • 12 oz tomato paste
  • 14 oz diced tomato
  • 1 cup Fit Vine Sauvignon Blanc
  • 15 oz ricotta
  • 2 tbsp. erythritol
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 4 tsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 16 oz whole milk mozzarella, thinly sliced.
  • 1 cup grated parmesan
  • 6 low-carb tortillas (Xtreme Wellness High Fiber/Carb Lean Flour Tortilla Wraps)

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350. In large skillet or saucepan, brown ground beef and Italian sausage with diced onion. Add tomato product, erythritol, and spices (reserve 2 tsp of parsley). Bring to heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Alternatively, transfer to slow-cooker and heat on low for extra flavor. Slice each tortilla into 4 thin pieces. In a separate bowl, mix 2 tsp of parsley into the ricotta mixture. In a 4-5 quart baking dish, layer 1-2 cups meat sauce, tortilla slices, half of ricotta mixture, and one third of mozzarella cheese slices. Repeat layers, adding in a 1/2 cup parmesan layer after the meat sauce. Finish with a remaining layer of mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until center is 160 degrees. Let cool slightly, and slice into 20 pieces and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 20
Amount per serving
Calories 336
Total Fat 20.15g
Net Carbohydrates 6.7g
Protein 29.2g
*Disclaimer: Nutrition is approximate.
Categories
Dinner

Swedish Meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 1 (7 oz) packages Organic Black Bean Spaghetti
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 pound finely ground pork
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp allspice
  • 1/8 tsp ginger
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1/2-1 tsp xanthan gum
  • 1/2 cup sour cream

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In a large frying pan, saute onion in 1 tbsp of butter. In a separate bowl, mix together almond flour, ground beef, ground pork, egg, sauted onion, and spices

Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Use a melon baller or small cookie scoop to form meatballs. Brown meatballs in frying pan, flipping with a spatula until all sides are cooked. Arrange meatballs in baking dish and add chicken broth. Bake for 40 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees.

To make sauce, combine pan drippings beef broth and xanthan gum. Bring to simmer and add sour cream. Salt and pepper to taste. If desired, blend sauce for a smoother consistency.

Serve Swedish Meatballs on low-carb noodles, such as Organic Black Bean Spaghetti, prepared according to package instructions, or a serving of mashed cauliflower.

Nutrition Estimate: Meatballs and Sauce
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 204
Total Fat 13g
Net Carbohydrate 2.2g
Protein 18.4g
Disclaimer: Nutrition is approximate.
Nutrition Estimate: Organic Black Bean Spaghetti
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 105
Total Fat 1.75g
Net Carbohydrate 5.5g
Protein 11g
Disclaimer: Nutrition is approximate.
Categories
Dinner Lunch

Ground Beef Stroganoff

Ingredients:

  • 2lbs ground beef
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 package (7oz) Liviva Organic Black Bean Fettucine
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 8oz beef broth
  • 4 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1/2 tsp garlic
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp xanthan gum

Instructions:

Brown meat in large frying pan on medium heat with white onion. Add sour cream and cream cheese and heat until combined. Whisk xanthan gum in beef froth and add to frying pan. Stir in Worcestershire sauce and seasoning. Bring sauce to simmer, stirring occasionally. Prepare fettuccine according to package instructions. Pour sauce over fettuccine and gently toss.

Nutrition Estimate
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 341
Total Fat 16.2g
Net Carbohydrates 7.1g
Protein 34.9g
Disclaimer: Nutrition is approximate.