This Korean ground beef bowl is perfect for nights in when you’re craving the Korean barbecue experience, without the hefty price tag and crazy amounts of sodium. This hearty main dish has all the flavors and seasonings that make Korean food so great, but with good-for-you ingredients. Cauliflower rice makes the meal a little more nutritious instead of using white rice.

If you want to have the real KBBQ experience, make sure to serve this meal with some sesame oil, soy sauce, or similar dips. You can also serve this bowl with some lettuce leaves and wrap the meat and rice in it.

Korean Ground Beef Bowl

Make your own low-carb, healthy version of KBBQ at home with this ground beef cauliflower rice bowl.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Korean
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 4 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1/4 pound ground beef
  • 11/2 cup premade cauliflower rice
  • 1/4 teaspoon honey
  • 1/16 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/16 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon avocado oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic

Instructions

  1. Heat pan: add avocado oil to a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add: garlic and cook or one minute or until starting to turn golden.
  3. Add: beef to pan and cook for 4-5 minutes or until almost fully browned.
  4. While beef cooks: mix honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, and red pepper flakes in bowl.
  5. Carefully drain: excess fat from pan.

  6. Add: sauce to pan and stir with beef. Simmer for 2 minutes.

  7. Microwave: cauliflower rice according to package instructions. Serve beef over cauliflower rice.

This dish pairs well with this Asian-inspired green bean recipe. It helps offset the strong flavors of the beef and rice.

Asian Green Beans

These Asian green beans complement the flavors of the ground beef bowl and make it taste even more amazing.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1/3 pound green beans
  • 1/2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/16 cup soy sauce
  • 1/16 teaspoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Boil: water in a large pot.
  2. While water boils: snap the ends off of the green beans.
  3. Add: green beans and boil for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Drain: water from pot, leaving green beans inside.
  5. Add: sesame oil, garlic, ginger, sesame seeds, and soy sauce to pan. Stir frequently and cook for 2 more minutes or until the green beans are tender enough for your taste buds.
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