Sweet Potato Cheeseburger Casserole

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Serves: 4

This Paleo casserole fuses your favorite cheeseburger fixings with fresh veggies for a lighter, healthier meal.

Tools:
Large skillet
Wooden spoon

Ingredients:

3 medium sweet potatoes, spiralized
1 T extra virgin olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped
1 medium carrot, chopped
1 celery stalk, chopped
1 lb grass-fed ground beef
1 t dried oregano
½ t garlic powder
1 t smoked paprika
½ t chili powder
1 ½ cups chicken stock
1 cup crushed tomatoes
Chopped tomatoes and green onion to garnish
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

Heat extra virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add onion, carrot and celery. Cook for 3 minutes until onion is translucent and veggies are softened.
Increase heat to high and add ground beef. Cook for 5 minutes, breaking meat up as it cooks, until beef has browned and is no longer pink. Add oregano, garlic powder, smoked paprika and chili powder. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Stir in the chicken stock and the crushed tomatoes. Reduce heat to medium-low and bring to a simmer; add spiralized sweet potatoes and cook for another 10 minutes until sweet potatoes are slightly softened and sauce is reduced. Remove from heat and top with chopped tomatoes and spring onions. Serve warm.

 

Tip: Take this cheeseburger casserole recipe up a notch and add your favorite burger toppings like pickled jalapeño or crumbled bacon. The variations are endless!

 

Source: paleohacks
Recipe by: Dina Hassan 

 

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