If you love meat, steak has got to be at the top of your list of favorite foods. Unfortunately, when you go on a restrictive diet like keto, some of those comfort foods you look forward to are off limits. Lucky for you, steak is still your friend.
In case you need a refresher, the ketogenic diet entails getting roughly 80% of your calories from fat, and slashing carbs to fewer than 50 grams per day. Steak on its own is pretty keto-friendly, where you can get into trouble and tip your carb intake overboard is with the typical sides, like mashed potatoes or fries. So there are some tasty steak recipes that won’t mess up your keto diet. Get ready—you’re going to want to make these tonight.
1. Keto Beef Teriyaki With Sesame And Kale
Ingredients: gluten-free tamari sauce or coconut aminos, applesauce, garlic, fresh ginger, beef sirloin steaks, sesame seeds, sesame oil, avocado oil, white button mushrooms, curly kale, salt, pepper.
Sirloin steak is such a great choice if you want to make a really tasty stir fry and this recipe is perfect for that. The toasted sesame adds some flavorsome depth to the teriyaki beef which goes really well with healthy kale – this recipe goes really well with cauliflower rice.
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2. Steak Medallions With Ginger Asparagus Mushroom Saute
Ingredients: beef medallions, asparagus shoots, cherry tomatoes, button mushrooms, onion, parsley, fresh ginger, coconut oil, salt.
If you get a bit bored of eating the same vegetables, then give this recipe a whirl. Mushrooms and asparagus are a great accompaniment to beef and this recipe could not be easier to make. This would make a great weeknight dinner which is sure to impress anyone who gets to enjoy it.
Registered Nurse Tana Amen, RN offers a helpful asparagus shopping tip. “Choosing asparagus is easy. Just look for firm, fresh, spears with closed, compact tips and uniform diameter, so that all spears will cook in the same amount of time. According to the folks at the Michigan Asparagus Advisory Board larger diameter spears are more tender (they should know).”
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3. Pepper Steak
Ingredients: sirloin petite roast or sirloin fillets, whole black peppercorns, cloves, cinnamon stick, cayenne, apple cider vinegar, Kosher salt, oil, onion, ginger, tomato, water, cilantro.
A simple pepper steak is the perfect base recipe to test out your own flavorings and match anything you fancy with it. This recipe utilises the warm, festive flavors of cloves, ginger and cinnamon to create a truly yummy steak which will sit nicely in a Keto-friendly naan bread or bun – a sandwich no one will be able to resist.
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4. Paleo Beef Wellington
Ingredients: almond flour, chia flour, egg, ghee or coconut oil, baking soda, salt, button mushrooms, onions, garlic salt, olive oil, Wellness Meats filet mignon, prosciutto, yellow mustard.
Beef Wellington is widely popular in the UK, often made with foie gras pâté and layer of puff pastry, but here is the Keto (and Paleo) friendly version for you to enjoy. The duxelle, or mushroom sauce, is spread onto a layer of prosciutto and all over your filet mignon before being wrapped up and covered in Keto pastry. This would be a great dish to serve up at a dinner party!
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5. Paleo-talian Carpaccio (Contains Dairy)
Ingredients: filet mignon or tenderloin, arrugula, extra virgin olive oil, sea salt, ground black pepper, parmesan cheese (optional).
Carpaccio is a traditional Italian dish in which raw meat is enjoyed with a side of greens, it is best enjoyed cold, just how sashimi is normally served. The trick to making this dish perfect, is to make sure you slice the meat as thin as you possibly can to get the right texture and the best taste experience.
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6. Butter Coffee Rubbed Tri-Tip Steak
Ingredients: steaks, black pepper, sea salt, coffee blocks, garlic powder, olive oil.
We’ve all heard of bulletproof coffee and fatty coffees which contain butter, but this receipt wanted to mix this super drink with some super steak. These tri-tip steaks are rubbed with instant coffee which creates a depthy, smokey flavor throughout the meat.
7. Braised Sirloin Steaks
Ingredients: sirloin steaks, ghee, onions, bay leaves, water, dried onion flakes, dried oregano, sweet paprika, smoked paprika, garlic powder, coriander seeds, black peppercorns, Himalayan salt, chili pepper flakes, dried chives, cayenne pepper.
The secret to the tenderness of these steaks is that you are grilling first to get the charring, then cooking them slowly in the oven to ensure you have a steak that can be cut with a fork! Try not to grind the spices too much as you want to keep a lovely texture to the meat. This mix of spices and seasoning will give you steaks that are full of flavor and impressive enough for a celebration meal or dinner party.
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8. Filet Mignon (Paleo Effect)
Ingredients: filet mignons, sea salt, black pepper.
Filet mignon is found at the end of the tenderloin cut of beef and is regarded as a luxury cut. It is quite expensive, but is so worth it, especially for a celebration or fancy dinner party. You can cook this on the grill or in the oven, but try to avoid piercing the meat at all because this will make the juices escaped and the filet less tender.
9. Simple Beef Tenderloin Filet Mignon (Cavegirl Cuisine)
Ingredients: sea salt, pepper, paprika, beef tenderloin filet mignon, ghee.
One of the scary things about cooking steak, particularly a quality cut like this, is getting the timing right, so we suggest you undercook slightly, then rest the meat before serving. Once you can master that, you will have perfect steak every time! The seasoning in this recipe can be altered to suit your taste – instead of paprika you could try powdered garlic – or experiment with different flavors to find your favorite.
10. Bangin’ Coconut-Lime Skirt Steak (Wicked Stuffed)
Ingredients: coconut oil, lime zest, lime juice, garlic, ginger, red pepper flakes, sea salt, skirt steak.
Coconut and lime is bound to whisk you off to a far away beach resort, so why not add it to your dinnertime routine with these coconut-lime skirt steaks. This recipe also packs a punch with the ginger and red pepper flakes, so it isn’t for the faint-hearted.
Tutorial is here
11. Easy Marinated Grilled Steak Tacos ( Beauty and The Foodie)
Ingredients: skirt steak or flank steak, sea salt, black pepper, lime juice, cumin, Romaine lettuce cups, (choice of optional toppings: avocado, tomato, salsa, sour cream, cilantro, and cheeses).
This uses large lettuce leaves as wraps for this tender, grilled, marinated steak recipe, but you could definitely use any grain free alternative which complies to your own diet. This is definitely a recipe that you can use to change up the summer BBQ this year, as it is designed to be grilled.
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12. Simple Five Spice Flank Steak with Shiitakes, Peppers & Onions (Cavegirl Cuisine)
Ingredients: boneless beef flank steak, shiitake mushrooms, onion, red pepper, lime juice, toasted sesame oil, Chinese Five Spice, sea salt, cilantro (optional).
Five spice is a really popular way to flavor meats to create an Asian inspired dish. This flank steak recipe could be used to make a stir fry if you topped cauliflower rice or zoodles with these yummy ingredients – the perfect evening meal for all the family, but it can be enjoyed as is too if you don’t need to bulk it out to feed more mouths.
13. Braciole With Sausage & Pine Nuts (Popular Paleo)
Ingredients: flank steak, ground pork or ground Italian sausage, white mushrooms or creminis, baby spinach, onion, garlic, flat-leaf parsley, pine nuts, beef stock, tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, butcher’s twine, Italian seasoning.
Another traditional Italian recipe for the list is this braciole which has been made with sausage, pine nuts and mushrooms. This is a fairly easy recipe to recreate, as, in essence, you are rolling up your ingredients inside of tasty flank steak – a healthy and savory Swiss roll of sorts! You could use this recipe with some roasted veg of your choice.
14. Marinated Skirt Steak with Cilantro-Lime Ghee (Cook Eat Paleo)
Ingredients: organic extra virgin olive oil, lime juice, garlic, flaky sea salt, ground black pepper, skirt steak, ghee, cilantro, fresh lime zest, sea salt, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, lime wedges.
Just imagine sitting down to a delicious steak smothered in a zesty, garlicky ghee that melts over the meat! It really does make your mouth water! As you probably know, citrus is a great ingredient for helping to tenderize meat, and in this recipe, it adds a big hit of freshness to the dish.
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15. Marinated Grilled Flank Steak
Ingredients: flank steak, coconut oil or olive oil, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, ginger, paprika, onion or onion powder, salt, thyme, chili powder.
Here is another great marinade recipe that gives your steak that big hit of flavor! The mustard and chili powder add just the right amount of heat and the garlic and ginger lend an Eastern note. This steak can be served on its own or with asparagus spears or broccoli for a satisfying meal, just remember to rest the meat after cooking it to let the juices flow!