Easy One-Pot Ground Beef, Kale and Sweet Potato Skillet, a tasty 30-minute low carb dinner perfect for a weeknight meal.
Last week my cousin and baby were over for a visit. Wow, I can’t remember the last time I had this much fun! Having a baby in the house is the greatest thing ever!
It’s amazing the little things that will entertain a baby for hours. Thankfully I have a lot of kitchen cabinets, knobs and drawers which kept him busy for a whole week! But I’ll say this, I am guilty of not being able to keep my hands off of him for more then 5 minutes. Oh… and giving him treats before dinner -which I got yelled at by his Mom, Oops!
After I drove them to the airport I came home to an unpleasantly empty refrigerator. Go figure, right? My focus wasn’t on my to-do list but getting some quality time with my cousin and her baby.
I exhaled with dissatisfaction while a 3-day old ground beef starred deep into my conscious. I grabbed it -trying to figure out what else. Found some forgotten kale in a drawer and knew well enough to always have a sweet potato in hand.
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This recipe is sincerely nothing less then a masterpiece! Super tasty, moist and flavorful, this one-pot ground beef, kale and sweet potato skillet takes about 30-minutes to make, few ingredients -which is perfect for a weeknight!
But that’s not all -besides a quick and tasty meal, this recipe is packed with the good stuff too! I am talking about lean protein from a good quality grass-fed beef and superfood KALE! If you don’t believe me, check out this amazing article written by HealthyLife with 26 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Kale!
Plus your family will love this easy recipe, and here is why;
- Absolutely delicious
- One-pot, super easy to make
- Only one pan to clean up
- Great way to use up your leftovers
- Makes for a tasty leftover
- Healthy and fulfilling
- Greens serving included
- Carbs are in too
- Packed with protein
Ground Beef, Kale & Sweet Potato Skillet
- 1 lb ground beef
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 med shallot chopped
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp paprika
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 cups sweet potato cubed
- 2 cups kale roughly chopped
- Heat oil in a cast iron. Add ground beef, shallot and garlic and cook for 12 minutes or until beef has browned.
- Add onion powder, paprika, sweet potato and water, stir and simmer covered for 10 mins.
- Add kale, stir and sauté on medium high until all the water has absorbed 3-5 mis.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.
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