Keto Hamburger Skillet Casserole

January 4, 2019
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Need a quick and simple keto dinner in no time? This one skillet cast iron recipe will be a staple in any low carb kitchen. Ditch the bun and eat with a knife and fork like an adult. At least fake it like I do.

Keto Hamburger Helper...Yes Please!!

Who grew up with that little talking white glove dancing around on your kitchen counter. He claimed to make your dinner a breeze by just adding ground beef. I was very fortunate to have parents who cooked on a regular basis but we would turn to the helpful dancing glove from time to time. I have to admit those meals were delightful. Later on in college I practically lived off of boxed dinners and cup of noodles. That is until I started cooking as a profession.

Low Carb Hamburger Skillet Casserole

Nostalgic Recipes are the Best Recipes!!

This recipe takes me back to a simpler time with a one pan meal that takes about 20 minutes. There’s countless recipes and ingredients for hamburger casseroles. I figured I’d throw my hat in the ring and share my ketofied take on one of my childhood favorites.

Hamburger Casserole...One in a Million but Mines the best lol.

As I said before there’s a million recipes for hamburger casseroles so if you don’t like a specific ingredient or cheese just swap it out to your liking. This recipe was partially inspired by a cordon bleu sandwich with mushrooms, ham and Swiss. You could go with a bbq cheddar bacon version as well that would be outstanding. Maybe a Cajun, bacon, bleu cheese, bayou style. The possibilities are only limited by your creativity.

One little addition I like to do is serving the casserole with a selection of condiments on the side, in this case I just kept it simple with some lettuce, tomato, mustard and spicy ketchup. Go ahead and serve any condiments you enjoy on a burger alongside the casserole so everyone can customize their own dinner.

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Hamberger Skillet casserole

Keto Hamburger Skillet Casserole

3 from 2 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: bleu, cordon, entree, hamburger, skillet
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 538kcal
Author: Culinary Lion



  • In a 12” Skillet add 1 tablespoon butter and diced onion. Over medium heat stir the onions until they soften then add ¾ of ham and mushrooms. Save the rest for garnishing on top.
  • Next add the seasoning, mustard, ketchup and Worcestershire. Continue stirring.
  • Add ground beef stirring until fully cooked.
  • Fold in cream cheese and mix until totally melted then turn heat to low.
  • Stir in half of the Swiss cheese until mixture is smooth.
  • Top mixture with remaining cheese, ham, mushrooms and chives.
  • Broil for about 4-5 minutes until Cheese is melted.'


Serve with additional mustard and ketchup along with shredded lettuce and tomato.


Calories: 538kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 151mg | Sodium: 946mg | Potassium: 430mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 650IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 270mg | Iron: 2.8mg

Nutrition Facts
Keto Hamburger Skillet Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 538 Calories from Fat 378
% Daily Value*
Fat 42g65%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 151mg50%
Sodium 946mg41%
Potassium 430mg12%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 650IU13%
Vitamin C 0.9mg1%
Calcium 270mg27%
Iron 2.8mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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