Category Archive: Beef

Meatloaf with gravy

Mix: 2 lb / 800gr ground beef (As my meat had very little fat I added fat and drippings I saved from ribs I had for dinner another day) 1 Tbsp onion powder… Continue reading

Meatballs (very swedish) made in a new easy way!

Found this recipe at my pork supplier’s blog, in swedish. Traditional meatballs are made with breadcrumbs, oatmeal or potatoes. Neither of these fits in the LCHF diet. This recipe fitted better with my… Continue reading

Our family’s favorite soup!

Today we had heavy rain all day, tonight there is the highest storm warning! What can be cozier than a warming soup? I have done this soup many times the last 30 years!… Continue reading

Homemade burgers.

  I try to always have these burgers in the freezer. Just put them on the grill and you feed a crowd very fast! This makes about 8 burgers: 2 lb ground beef… Continue reading

Grilled sirloin steak with garlic butter and a salad.

  A nearby farm, Björlanda gård, raise Highland cattle. All grass feed on the farm.         Good meat like this do not need much… I just put on salt and… Continue reading

Uppsala,Sweden

Easter tree at Vaksala torg. We stayed in Hotel Svava. Very good except we had the room under the kitchen…woke up about 5.30 when they started prepare for breakfast! View from the hotel… Continue reading

Leftovers made a great weekend breakfast!

Blueberry smoothie, tea, cheese, chanterelle omelet, Philly cheese/sour cream/horse radish smoked salmon, smoked beef, smoked ham.

Frost roast with black radish gratin.

Done almost the same gratin earlier. Boil grated black radish in salted water for 15 min. Drain. Fry chopped onion in plenty of butter. Add the radish to “dry up” a little bit… Continue reading

Lunch boxes.

Breakfast: 2 boiled eggs this day with bacon, my hubby stir down a good dollop of sour cream, I would go for melted butter. Lately I have done a lot of lunch boxes… Continue reading

Very traditional Swedish X-mas dinner

In Sweden we start the holiday on X-mas Eve. We start with a big breakfast sampling the Ham. After that we normally take a walk, but this year it was snow to shovel!… Continue reading

Coleslaw and a high quality meat sausage.

Shred about 2 cups cabbage and just a small carrot to add some color, chop a small red onion. Add  1/2 cup of sour cream and 1 Tbs Dijon mustard, salt and pepper.… Continue reading

Gulash, very satisfying winter food.

For 6 servings: I fried about 2 lb (700 gr) small pieces off beef in butter in 4 batches. Salt and black pepper. Cleaned the pan with 1/2 cup of water after every… Continue reading

Filled Zucchini

Carved out the “meat” from the zucchinis. Mixed leftover meat sauce with grated cheese and the chopped zucchini “meat” Filled the zucchinis and covered with bacon slices. Baked in oven 450 F /… Continue reading

Taco salad.

Fried 1 lb ground beef in 1 Tbs butter. Add 1 Tbs ground cumin, 1 Tbs ground coriander, a good dash of something hot, I used red curry paste. A splash of Kikkoman… Continue reading

Friday night pizza.

Found this recipe I really wanted to try! I just went with the grated cheese I happened to have in my freezer and my leftover meat sauce. Zucchini, eggs and cheese. After 20… Continue reading

Burgers at our new grill!

They do look a little bit lonely. This grill is made for bigger parties! Burgers 8 servings  (in swedish) 2 lb  ground beef 2 Tbs Dijon mustard 2 Tbs Worchestershire sauce 5 Tbs ketchup… Continue reading

Grilled steak with garlic butter and zucchini salad.

Zucchini salad. Garlic butter: soften butter in the micro, add crushed garlic and salt as you like.

Traditional Swedish Midsummer lunch

Swedish meatballs, pickled herring, sour cream with chives, egg half with mayo and dill, new potatoes with butter, (Potatoes, not in  the LCHF diet, but as a swede there is no way to… Continue reading

Tjälknöl (Frost roast) The absolute easiest way to prepare a roast! Probably invented when someone tried to defrost a roast and forgot it in the oven!

Put a deep frozen roast in cold oven. Put the oven on 212 F / 100 C. After about 2 hours put a thermometer in the roast. Bake to 150 F / 65… Continue reading

Birthday Dinner!

When someone in our family has birthday they are allowed to decide what to eat for a day! Our youngest 18 year birthday: Grilled fillet mignon with garlic butter, Chanterelle sauce and boiled… Continue reading

Our family’s best burgers!

Burger served on Oopsie bread, mustard dressing, cheese,salad,tomatoes,cucumber and red onion. Burgers 8 servings  (in swedish) 2 lb  ground beef 2 Tbs Dijon mustard 2 Tbs Worchestershire sauce 5 Tbs tomato paste a… Continue reading

Moussaka.

This is a favorite! With leftover meat sauce it is fast and easy. Ingredients 4 servings olive oil 1 eggplant (aubergine) 2 cups of meat sauce 3 eggs 1 cup sour cream 1… Continue reading

Pizza, meat sauce.Served with the sauce and salad leftovers from lunch.

Made the bread after lunch and left for a soccer game. Oopsie bread : Separate 3 eggs. First, beat the whites with a pinch of salt in a bowl until you can turn… Continue reading

Thursday dinner in the sun!

The meat sauce I make all the time, today with mushrooms. I always make at least for two dinners, saving leftovers in 1 portions in the freezer. Life savers a busy day! First… Continue reading