A gourmet baked potato, with a classic beef stroganoff topping, minus the mushrooms, for a Whole30 compliant meal

When Grant and I lived in Australia, before I had all my dietary issues, one of our favorite meals was what we called ‘gourmet spuds’.  You know the type, where you can go to a store and get a baked potato with any topping you desire on it.  For years, all I would eat was one with coleslaw, sour cream and cheese on it.  And my mum would make these for us at home as well.  But after Grant and I got married, we started experimenting with other flavors.  In Australia, we could buy these packet mixes, which were awesome when you were just starting out cooking for yourself (like I was).  And one of those packet mixes was a beef stroganoff, where all you needed to add was sour cream and tomato paste.  And mushrooms, but Grant is anti-mushroom, so we never did that.  We would bake some potatoes in the oven and just cook up the ground meat, add the packet mix etc and voila – a ready meal that was so easy!

Fast forward to today, where we live in the US, and most packet mixes contain gluten or dairy of some sort.  And Grant still doesn’t like mushrooms.  So, when I came upon this recipe during my Whole30 time, originally from Wholesomelicious (recipe here), and tried it out, I fell in love with it.  And so did the rest of the family.  And my mind started to think … maybe I could change this up a bit, use ground beef instead of diced beef, and put it on a baked potato to re-create the awesome meal we used to have.  I tried it.  And loved it.  So I’m sharing it with you!

Try it and let me know what you think!

Stroganoff baked potatoes
Serves 4
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
1 hr
560 calories
65 g
70 g
22 g
26 g
12 g
433 g
527 g
24 g
1 g
7 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
433g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 560
Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g
33%
Saturated Fat 12g
62%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 70mg
23%
Sodium 527mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates 65g
22%
Dietary Fiber 6g
25%
Sugars 24g
Protein 26g
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
74%
Calcium
6%
Iron
20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 4 medium white potatoes
  2. 1 lb ground beef
  3. 1/2 white onion, chopped
  4. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 cup beef broth
  6. 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  7. 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  8. 1/2 tsp onion powder
  9. 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  10. 1/2 cup coconut cream
  11. 3 tbs tapioca starch (optional)
Instructions
  1. Wrap the potatoes in foil and place in a pre-heated oven at 350F. Bake for at least 1 hour, or until the inside of the potato is soft.
  2. Combine the beef broth, coconut aminos, vinegar, onion and garlic powder in a small bowl and set aside.
  3. Heat a large frying pan with cooking oil of choice.
  4. Saute onion and garlic until the onion is soft and translucent.
  5. Add the ground beef and stir until browned through.
  6. Pour in the liquid mixture and heat well.
  7. Once meat is cooked, add in the coconut cream and stir.
  8. Depending on desired thickness of the mixture, remove some of the liquid mixture from the meat and stir with the tapioca starch. Re-introduce this combination into the beef and stir until thickened.
Adapted from www.wholesomelicious.com
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calories
560
fat
22g
protein
26g
carbs
65g
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Adapted from www.wholesomelicious.com
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