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When following a keto diet, using a crock pot is the ideal solution. These low carb recipes can be prepared ahead of time and then placed into the slow cooker when you’re ready to eat!
These meals are simple to whip up and make a great way to relax after a long day. Plus, there’s no need for standing over the stove top – making them ideal for busy cooks!
Beef and Vegetable Casserole
Beef and Vegetable Casserole is a warm, comforting one-pot dish perfect for wintertime. It’s so simple to prepare that this recipe will quickly become one of your family’s go-tos!
For this casserole, the key to success is prepping all the ingredients ahead of time. Doing so makes for a quick and stress-free dinner on weeknights.
Once all ingredients have been prepped, simply add them to a casserole pot or crock pot. Cover with water and cook on low for several hours.
You can prepare this casserole the day before and reheat it when serving it. Doing this is a great idea if you have guests over, as it keeps your kitchen neat and tidy.
This casserole is simmered at a low temperature for several hours to tenderize the beef and create its signature red sauce, which has been enhanced with fine red wine, vegetables, and herbs.
Meatloaf has been a beloved meat dish for decades. In the United States, it became popular during the Great Depression to help families stretch their food budgets by using cheaper cuts of meat and leftover ingredients.
It typically begins with ground beef, veal, pork and bread soaked in milk (known as panade). This adds moisture, helps bind the meat together and makes it less dry and dense when cooked.
Some recipes call for vegetables like carrots, onions and celery. Sauteing these first allows the vegetables to caramelize, intensifying their flavor while adding extra moisture to the meatloaf mixture.
The meatloaf mixture is then formed into a loaf and baked until cooked through and browned on top. You can finish by glazing with either sweet or spicy sauces such as ketchup, BBQ sauce or even brown sugar for extra flavor and moisture.
When you’re feeling under the weather and in need of some comforting food, this homemade nourishing soup is the ideal recipe to turn to. Packed with anti-inflammatory components like ginger, turmeric and garlic for maximum benefit!
This delicious chicken noodle soup is packed with chicken broth, shredded chicken and vegetables for a hearty meal that will warm you up. With minimal prep required and only taking around 30 minutes to prepare, this simple recipe is the perfect go-to when you need a nutritious comfort food fix.
You can make this recipe with any type of chicken you have on hand, but bone-in variety offers the most robust flavor. For a fast shortcut, you could also substitute rotisserie chicken for the cooked meat in this recipe.
Creamy Chicken and Cauliflower
This keto crock pot chicken and cauliflower casserole is the perfect weeknight dinner, easy to make for everyone in the family. With just four ingredients and no fuss to clean up afterward, it’s sure to please everyone’s palate!
This recipe calls for cauliflower florets, but you could also substitute riced cauliflower if desired. Either way, adding cauliflower is an excellent addition to this casserole as it adds tons of flavor and texture.
Cauliflower florets are simmered in a creamy sauce that includes garlic, chicken broth, heavy cream and cheese – creating an incredibly creamy casserole that contains very few net carbs!
You can even freeze it for a quick keto lunch! Just be aware that when thawed, the cauliflower may become watery due to its high moisture content.
Our family’s go-to dinner! It’s simple to prepare and can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days, or reheated in either the microwave or oven. Plus, it has plenty of health benefits including being low in fat and high in protein!