12 Quick and Easy Low Carb High Protein Meals
These 12 quick and easy low carb high protein meals are perfect for those looking to stay healthy and fit. Each meal is packed with protein and low in carbohydrates, making them a great choice for those looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy lifestyle. All of the meals can be prepared in under 30 minutes, making them perfect for busy weeknights.
- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 1 cup cooked quinoa
- 1 can black beans
- 1 can diced tomatoes
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 1 onion, diced
- 1 cup shredded cheese
- 1/2 cup salsa
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
- In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the ground beef and cook until browned, about 5 minutes.
- Add the bell pepper and onion and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
- Add the diced tomatoes, black beans, and cooked quinoa and stir to combine. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
- Add the shredded cheese and stir until melted. Remove from heat and set aside.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the salsa, Greek yogurt, cilantro, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste.
- To assemble the meal, divide the beef and quinoa mixture among four plates. Top each plate with the salsa mixture and serve.
- Calories: 456
- Fat: 22g
- Carbohydrates: 28g
- Protein: 33g
- Fiber: 8g