- María Fernanda López
Avocado Meatzza Pocket (Keto & Gluten Free)
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If you want the recipe of this Meatzza Pocket stay here and I will tell you how easy this was to make, as easy as pie and super satisfying. using simple, nutrient dense ingredients, this high protein recipe is great for dinner, lunch or even brunch!
We are using all simple ingredients and nutrient dense ones; from grass-finished ground beef to avocado. This is a very tasty recipe that you are going to love! No gluten, grains or inflammatory oils in this recipe.
The main idea behind this recipe was the iconic empanada, calzone and hot pockets. Basically the same principle but all these three have a different origin and the fillings are different. In this case we are no using any flour, this is all meat.
And the taste is amazing! You can use the fillings you prefer; in this case I'm getting a bit of mexican inspired and using avocado and jalapeños for that spice that will get you hooked! Plus the cheese, this is kind of a jalapeño popper!
Here are the ingredients you need for this Avocado Meatzza Pocket:
And this is honestly super easy to make and it feeds a crowd! I simply spread the meat already seasoned in a plastic paper to make it easier to roll in the end. I created a rectangular shape with the meat with the help of a kitchen roller and my hands.
Once I had the meat in a nice rectangular I added the cheese, sliced avocado and jalapeño in the middle and with the help of the plastic paper I simply folded the meat in half and pressed the edges.
After that you simply place it in a baking dish or aluminum paper in a baking tray and bake! Once baked you just add your toppings, optional, and finally you just cut it!
The full list of ingredients, along with the instructions and substitutions will be below! This is a very versatile recipe!
Anyways, this is a crowd pleaser! Kids and adults will love this recipe and I hope you do too since it's not only super easy and mostly mess free but it's also delicious! A fancy but extremely easy recipe, hard to miss this!
Overall this recipe is:
Gluten and Grain Free
Meal Prep Friendly
The Final Result:
Simply flavorful, fun and easy to make! That's the beauty of ground meat, the ideas are endless and for some reason always comforting, especially when you include some cheese right?
I enjoyed these as my main protein, along with some colorful veggies topped with some cilantro for that extra Mexican flavor. Great as a post workout meal for sure thanks to the amino acids that beef contains, plus the omega-3's from grass-finished has.
Pro tip! You can also air fry it for a couple of minutes once sliced and cool if you want an extra crispy edges and melty cheese! Pair with sauce or salsa!
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By María Fernanda López
500g of grass-fed beef
3/4 cup of shredded cheese
1 small avocado
1/2 sliced japapeño
1/2 tsp of sea salt
1/4 tsp of black pepper
1/2 tsp of garlic powder
Preheat the oven at 350F.
In a bowl mix the beef and the seasonings.
Lay flat a plastic paper (like the ones to cover food) and place the seasoned beef on top.
Create a rectangular shape with it using your hands or a kitchen roller.
Once it's nicely spread sprinkle the cheese in the center, add the sliced of seedless jalapeño and avocados. You can add extra garlic powder if you want.
Grab the plastic from the edges to fold the meat. Press the edges with your fingers to prevent the cheese from melting out.
Place the sealed meat in a baking tray with a Baking mat or aluminum paper and bake for 40 - 45 minutes.
Let them cool down and enjoy!
Nutritional Information (per serving 209 kcal)
Net Carbs: 0.4g