Keto Beef and Broccoli

In a bustling city where the pace of life rarely slows down, there lived a culinary enthusiast named Alex. Amidst the skyscrapers and the never-ending hum of urban life, Alex found solace and expression through cooking, experimenting with recipes that not only nourished the body but also paid homage to traditional flavors while adhering to a ketogenic lifestyle. One evening, inspired by a longing for the comforting flavors of his childhood combined with his current dietary choices, Alex decided to recreate a classic dish with a keto twist: Keto Beef and Broccoli.

His small, well-lit kitchen became a sanctuary as he set about preparing the dish. He started with high-quality beef, slicing it with precision and care, knowing that the cut of the meat was crucial to achieving the perfect texture. The beef was complemented by fresh broccoli florets, their vibrant green color promising a crisp contrast to the tender meat.

The heart of the dish, however, lay in the flavors Alex carefully melded together. Olive oil served as the base for sautéing a finely chopped onion, a piece of ginger, and a clove of garlic, creating an aromatic foundation that would infuse the beef and broccoli with depth and warmth. The tamari sauce, chosen for its wheat-free composition, was the key to giving the dish its rich, umami flavor without straying from keto guidelines.

As the ingredients came together in the pan, Alex’s kitchen filled with the mouthwatering aroma of simmering beef and garlic, ginger, and tamari sauce. The dish was a simple yet profound nod to the meals of Alex’s youth, each bite a harmonious blend of savory beef and tender-crisp broccoli, wrapped in a flavorful, keto-friendly sauce.

When it was time to serve, the Keto Beef and Broccoli was more than just a meal; it was a testament to Alex’s creativity and dedication to maintaining a ketogenic lifestyle without sacrificing flavor or the joy of cooking. Friends gathered around the table, marveling at the dish’s complexity and deliciousness, and in those moments, the bustling city outside felt miles away.

The Keto Beef and Broccoli became a cherished recipe among Alex’s circle, a beloved dish for weeknight dinners and gatherings alike. It was a reminder that with a bit of ingenuity and a passion for cooking, one could bridge the gap between dietary needs and the rich tapestry of culinary tradition, creating dishes that were not only good for the body but also soul-satisfying.

Harlan Kilstein’s Keto Beef and Broccoli

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 159 kcal


  • 2 Tlbs olive oil.
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small ginger piece
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 Lb beef sliced
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup tamari sauce wheat
  • 1 small ginger mince
  • 1 clove garlic mince


  1. In a wok or frying pan add two tablespoons of olive oil.
  2. Cook over a medium heat. This cooks fast!
  3. Cut up one small onion and add to the pan.
  4. Mince 1 small piece of ginger and add to the pan.
  5. Mince 1 clove of garlic and add to the pan.
  6. Add one pound of sliced beef. (Some times they have it labeled pepper steak but any thin cut beef works).
  7. Let brown for a few moments and stir.
  8. Add 4 cups of broccoli florets to the mixture.
  9. Add 1/4 cup wheat free tamari sauce
  10. Cook the broccoli to taste. My family is very picky. They want it in between raw and completely cooked. Watch the broccoli turn a deeper green.
  11. Some might want to add a teaspoon of swerve to the mix. I don’t.
  12. Serve over riced cauliflower.
  13. Pour the extra sauce on the cauliflower.

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