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Keto Low Carb Goulash

This Keto Low Carb Goulash is an easy and hearty dish for any occasion!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Keto
Keyword: Goulash, keto, low carb
Servings: 4
Calories: 388kcal
Cost: $6


  • 1/2 large onion diced (or one small onion)
  • 4 garlic cloves sliced
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 3 tomatoes chopped
  • 1/2 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin optional
  • 1 teaspoon chipotle optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Place a heavy-bottomed pan or Dutch oven over medium heat.
  • Season the beef with salt and pepper and add to the hot pan with a tablespoon of oil.
  • Cook until fully browned, stirring to break up any clumps as needed.
  • Remove the browned meat from pan and set aside.
  • Add olive oil and butter to the pan.
  • Once the butter is melted, add the onions. Cook the onions until golden brown, or about 6-8 minutes.
  • Add the garlic, paprika, and return the beef to the pan and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the carrots and just enough water to cover the mixture.
  • Bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 45 minutes.
  • Skim off any grease that has accumulated on top.
  • Add tomatoes and peppers and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Season again with additional salt, pepper, and paprika as needed before serving.


Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 88mg | Sodium: 120mg | Potassium: 694mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 6531IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 4mg