Beef

August 10, 2021

Caramelized Onion, Beef, and Bacon Sauté

This is another meal that can be thrown together quickly and has a lot of flavors. The smokiness of the bacon along with the thyme and caramelized onion with have you drooling from the smells during the cooking process.

Caramelized Onion, Beef, and Bacon Sauté

This one-pan meal gets its flavor from the bacon, caramelized onions, and coconut aminos. It pairs great with roasted or grilled vegetables and is Whole30 and Paleo compatible.

Prep:
5
min
cook:
30
min
total:
35
min
Author:

Elishah

Ingredients

• 2 lbs ground beef
• 2 large yellow onions, thinly sliced
• 1-12oz package bacon, roughly chopped
• 2 T fresh thyme  
• 1/2 C coconut aminos  
• 3 C fresh spinach
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• 1 tsp sea salt

Instructions

1. In a medium-size skillet on medium heat, add the chopped bacon and cook until all the fat is rendered and the bacon is cooked. Remove the bacon pieces from the pan and set them aside.

2. Add the sliced onions to the pan with the bacon fat. Cook for about 5 minutes and then add 1/2 tsp sea salt. Continue cooking and stirring onions until they are caramelized. Remove the onions from the pan and set them aside.

3. Add the garlic to the pan and sauté for about 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the ground beef and break it apart into small pieces. Continue cooking until the beef is no longer pink. Drain the excess fat from the pan.

4. Add the thyme, coconut aminos, spinach, 1/2 teaspoon sea salt, bacon, and the caramelized onions. Stir mixture together and cook for about 5 more minutes, until the spinach is wilted. Serve with your favorite roasted vegetables.

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