Mexican Zucchini and Beef Skillet






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.

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook Time 25 minutes

Total Time 30 minutes

Servings 6 servings

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.