Keto Ground Beef Veggie Stew


Welcome the flavors of late summer into your kitchen with our Garden Fresh Keto Ground Beef Veggie Stew. This low-carb, hearty stew brims with the freshness of garden veggies and the richness of ground beef, making it a perfect keto-friendly meal. Infused with Italian seasoning and simmered to perfection, this stew is not just a dish but a celebration of summer’s bounty in a health-conscious style. It's an ideal way to utilize those garden vegetables while staying true to your keto and gluten-free diet.

Keto Ground Beef Veggie Stew

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 6
  • Serving Size: Approximately 1.5 cups

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 250 kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 10g (Net Carbs: 7g)
  • Protein: 15g
  • Fat: 17g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sodium: 350mg


  • Ground beef - 500g (1.1 pounds)
  • Onion, chopped - 100g (3.5 ounces)
  • Garlic, minced - 2 cloves
  • Zucchini, sliced - 150g (5.3 ounces)
  • Yellow squash, sliced - 150g (5.3 ounces)
  • Eggplant, cubed - 200g (7 ounces)
  • Tomato sauce - 240ml (1 cup)
  • Beef broth - 950ml (4 cups)
  • Italian seasoning - 1 tablespoon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Parmesan cheese (for garnish) - Optional

Detailed Method of Preparation

  1. Brown Ground Beef: In a large pot or Dutch oven, cook the ground beef with onion and garlic until browned.
  2. Add Veggies: Stir in zucchini, yellow squash, and eggplant, cooking for a few minutes.
  3. Combine Ingredients: Add tomato sauce, beef broth, and Italian seasoning.
  4. Simmer: Bring the stew to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  5. Season: Adjust salt and pepper to taste.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Vegetable Variations: Feel free to swap in or add other vegetables from your garden.
  • Browning the Beef: Ensure the beef is thoroughly browned for deeper flavor.
  • Cheesy Finish: Add a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese before serving for a delicious twist.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I make this stew vegetarian?

Yes, omit the beef and add more vegetables or a plant-based protein.

How can I make the stew thicker?

Simmer it uncovered to reduce the liquid or mash some of the veggies.

Can I add other spices?

Absolutely, feel free to experiment with different herbs and spices.

As you savor each spoonful of this Garden Fresh Keto Ground Beef Veggie Stew, let it take you on a delightful journey through your garden's treasures. This stew is not just a meal; it's a nutritious embrace of summer's end, perfect for cozy nights in. Top it with a sprinkle of Parmesan, and enjoy the harmonious blend of flavors!