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Ground Beef Zucchini Tomato Dish Skillet

Mexican Zucchini and Beef

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 315
This low carb Mexican zucchini and ground beef recipe is a simple dish made with low cost ingredients. It's an easy LCHF dinner recipe perfect for summer.
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Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchini sliced and quartered
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 10 ounces Mexican style diced tomatoes with green chilis (salsa or diced tomatoes could be used), canned
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Instructions

  • Brown ground beef with minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook over medium heat until meat is browned.
  • Add tomatoes and remaining spices. Cover and simmer on low heat for another 10 minutes.
  • Add the zucchini. Cover and cook for about 10 more minutes until zucchini is cooked, but still firm.

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Notes

Salsa or fresh diced tomatoes and peppers can be used in place of the canned tomatoes and green chilis.
Homemade low carb taco seasoning mix can be used in place of the stated seasonings.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup (approx) | Calories: 315 | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 498mg | Potassium: 597mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 606IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 3mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 3 g | % Carbs: 4 % | % Protein: 27.7 % | % Fat: 68.3 % | SmartPoints: 10
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