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Keto Cashew Beef in a light blue bowl.

Keto Cashew Beef

Keto Cashew Beef is full of crumbled ground beef, bell pepper, zucchini, mushrooms, water chestnuts, and of course cashews. A delicious Asian-style low carb meal!

Course Dinner, main dish
Cuisine Asian
Keyword ground beef, keto, low carb
Servings 4
Calories 381 kcal


  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil or butter
  • 1 pound grassfed ground beef
  • 1 green bell pepper, coarsley chopped
  • 1 zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and then into half-moon shapes
  • 1 yellow onion, coarsley chopped
  • 6 ounces mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1 small can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup coconut milk, the kind in a can
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • cauliflower rice for serving


  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet. Add ground beef and cook until browned, crumbling it as it cooks.

  2. Add bell pepper, zucchini, onion, and mushrooms. Cook until starting to soften.

  3. Add garlic and ginger and cook 2 more minutes.

  4. Add coconut aminos, coconut milk, and pepper. Continue to cook until veggies are soft but still a little crisp.

  5. Sprinkle with cashews and green onions and serve over cauliflower rice.

Nutrition Facts
Keto Cashew Beef
Amount Per Serving
Calories 381 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Fat 23g35%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 74mg25%
Sodium 427mg19%
Potassium 886mg25%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 29g58%
Vitamin A 270IU5%
Vitamin C 38mg46%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.