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Get out your crock pot and heat it.

Prepare the tomato paste by mixing well with a small amount of water to tomato sauce consistency.

In a large skillet, heat the oil or lard, brown the meat. Place the meat, onion, bell pepper, tomato paste and seasonings in the crockpot. Cook until the meat is fork tender (usually about 4-5 hours).

Remove from sauce w/a slotted spoon, making sure to let as much of the sauce as possible drain. Place in a bowl or on a plate and pull to shreds with the back of a fork.

Serve on a locarb tortilla or on a bed of lettuce. Side with pico di gallo, sour cream, if you wish.

TOTAL RECIPE CARB COUNTS: 76g--remember, most is left in the crock pot! You may choose to use tomato SAUCE instead of paste for a carb count of 8.8g/HALF cup

Red Chile Chimichangas Serves:4 CarbsPerServing:8 Prep Time:15 minutes Effort:Average

Ingredients:

3c cooked beef or pork (canned works) 1/2 c. beef broth 2T Atkins Ketato flakes 8" square spring roll wrappers 3 Tbls. chile powder 1tsp. salt 1Tbls. garlic powder 1 c. vegetable oil

How to Prepare: Bring broth to a boil and add meat. (If you've used canned meat you may not need extra broth, there may be enough in the can)Add salt, chile powder,and garlic powder and cook for a couple of minutes. Add the ketato flakes and stir until thickened. Remove from heat and put 1/8 of mixture at the edge of a spring roll wrapper. Fold in sides and roll up like you would a tortilla. When you have 8 burritos, heat the oil in a small skillet and fry the burros, turning til browned on all sides. Drain on a paper towel covered plate and enjoy! 4 carbs per burro, with salad and sour cream you have a great 10 carb dinner!

beef scrambler Serves:As many as you want CarbsPerServing:depends on amounts used Prep Time:20 minutes Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

ground beef Mozzarella cheese canned mushroomsseasoned salt italian seasoning

How to Prepare: Brown the ground beef in a frying pan, then salt it and put the italian seasoning on, depending on your tastes you may have to repeat this a couple times. Put in as much mushrooms as you like, keep in mind to check the can for carb listings. Wait until the meat and mushrooms have a "crisp" look, the sprinkle grated mozzarella

over the top, let melt and you're done! Sometimes I make a couple small cheese chips too.

Veggie Meatloaf Serves:6-8 depending on thickness of slices CarbsPerServing:2-3 NET carbs per medium slice Prep Time:Prep: 20 mins/Cook: 45* = 65 total Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

1 lb ground beef (80% lean) 1 large or extra large egg, beaten 1 medium sweet onion, diced 2 tbls of minced carrot

1 lb ground chicken 1 large red pepper, diced 1 tbls minced garlic

1 medium celery stalk, diced 1/4 cup shredded monteray or mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated parmisian cheese 1 tsp Beef Boullion powder cilantro or parsley, salt & pepper to taste

How to Prepare: Mix meats and egg together. Saute all veggies (celery, pepper, onion, garlic, carrots) in a saucepan with 1 tbls of butter until softened. Cool mixture for about 10 minutes and then add to the meat. With clean hands, mix well until veggies are evenly distributed amongst the meat. Add all the rest of the incredients except the shredded cheese. Make sure the mixture is well combined.

In a loaf pan or in a regular roasting pan, shape meat to make a loaf. Add the shredded cheese to the top. Put aside to "rest". Preheat oven to 375 F. Put meatloaf into oven and cook for about 45 minutes - I use a termometer to check - 170 F internal temp.

Chili Relleno with or without chicken Serves:3 to 4 CarbsPerServing:not sure Prep Time:20 minutes tops Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

1 lb chedder cheese grated 1 lb monterey cheese grated 3(7 oz)cans diced green chilies 5 beated eggs 2 to 3 chicken breast cooked and diced (opional)

How to Prepare: mix cheese cooked chicken and green chilies together in 9x13 inch baking dish pour eggs over and bake at 350 for 45 minutes

Reuben Quesadilla Serves:8 CarbsPerServing:4 carb per serving Prep Time:30 minutes Effort:Easy

Ingredients:

Sliced Corned Beef Sauerkraut Cheese Caraway seed Thousand Island dressing or Mayo Two low carb Tortilla

How to Prepare: Layer sliced Corned beef, drained Sauerkrautwith caraway seed, drizzel of dressing and shredded cheese on a large Tortilla. Top with second Tortilla and more cheese.Bake in pizza pan 350 degrees for half hour. Cut into wedges.

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