9 Easy & Delicious Ground Beef Recipes

9 Easy & Delicious Ground Beef Recipes

Ground beef recipes should be the foundation of your Bulletproof Diet, especially if you’re on a budget. There’s no question that grass-fed beef is more expensive than meat from conventional, grain-fed cows. Luckily, ground beef isn’t just cheaper — it’s convenient, fast, and flavorful. And as these ground beef recipes prove, there are a million different ways to prepare it.

Grass-fed beef has soared in popularity over the past few years, due to the growing acceptance that grass-fed beef is much more nutritious than factory-farmed, conventional beef. Big farms often feed their cattle hay pellets rather than setting their cows out to pasture to eat fresh grass. Due to this less-than nutritious animal feed, the resulting beef doesn’t possess the same nutritional profile it had decades ago. To truly stay Bulletproof and reap the nutritional benefits of grass-fed beef, buy pasture-raised beef from small or local farms. Chances are these smaller, local farms have more diverse grass for the animals to feed upon – which translates to better nutritional quality for you.

While that does up the cost, compared to buying your beef at the supermarket, you can be sure you’re actually getting what you pay for. That’s why ground beef is an appealing economical solution.

Feast your eyes on these nine delicious ground beef recipes — and get cooking.

Bulletproof Meatballs 

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It’s game time and the going is hot with this Bulletproof meatball recipe. Follow it to a T for an oh-so-Bulletproof meal, or play around with fresh herbs like basil, parsley, mint, oregano, sage, or rosemary. Tip: Swap out the chili powder and turmeric for 2 teaspoons of high-quality Herbes de Provence mix for a kid-friendly dinner recipe.  

Breakfast Burrito Bowl

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Looking for a tasty ground beef recipe to use up last night’s leftovers? Try this breakfast burrito bowl, featuring taco meat, cilantro cauliflower rice, and scrambled eggs. While each component can be featured as a standalone, the three together will tickle your taste buds. Low-carb, keto, and Bulletproof. Enjoy.

Bifteck Hache (French Hamburgers)

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Between the thyme added into the burger itself, and the exquisite parsley dipping sauce, this ground beef recipe is loaded with flavor. Popularized by Julia Child, bifteck hache is a French take on burgers. This recipe is a paleo- and keto-friendly version of her famous one.

Cumin-Spiced Beef Wraps

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Blanched cabbage leaves make the perfect low-carb wrap. Their chewiness complement the soft, meaty texture of the ground beef. Swap out cabbage leaves for lettuce if you don’t want to deal with cooking them. Low-carb, keto, and paleo, this ground beef recipe provides a hearty balance of protein, fats, and vegetables – all in 30 minutes from prep to plate.

Burger Stir-fry

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Combining Eastern and Western cuisine, this unique recipe is sure to keep your taste buds intrigued. Substitute coconut aminos for tamari sauce to keep it Bulletproof. Note that red bell peppers are on the Bulletproof suspect list due to the fact that they’re nightshades and contain lectins that many people are sensitive. Bypass them if you have any concerns.

Keto Ground Beef and Broccoli

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With 5 minutes of prep time and 15 mins of cook time, this ground beef recipe redefines fast food. If you want to keep it keto- and Bulletproof-friendly, try this avocado mayo recipe instead of shelf mayo, which is an optional ingredient in the recipe. You can also add other low-carb veggies to the dish like zucchini, asparagus, or spinach to mix it up.

No-Tomato Beef Chili

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Tomatoes are on the Bulletproof suspect list due to their high lectin and histamine levels – causing inflammation in some people. This recipe uses our favorite ingredient – coffee – instead of tomatoes, making this chili truly Bulletproof. You’ll likely agree after tasting – the bright, fruity coffee flavor is a perfect way to bypass nightshades altogether.

Chinese Meatball Soup

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Seeking something satiating though delicate in taste? This ground beef recipe is your fix. It makes the most of some very Bulletproof seasonings – parsley and thyme – and yes, you will taste them. This soup recipe serves as a great appetizer or first course, though can also stand alone as a lighter meat-based meal.

Ground Beef Jerky

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Most commercially prepared jerky is loaded with sugar (aka carbs), and oh-so-not keto. That’s why this beef jerky recipe will have you singing from the rafters –it’s easy to make, relatively quick, and keto-friendly. You will need a food dehydrator and a jerky gun for this recipe. Then simply season the meat, press into snack-size strips, and dehydrate. Presto.

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