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Three Ingredient Keto Steak Sauté Recipe

Louise | July 7
Three Ingredient Keto Steak Sauté Recipe #paleoé-recipe

Making steak doesn’t have to be a labor and time-intensive process. This easy three-ingredient keto steak sauté recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight. You just need steak, onions, and garlic.

Buying the Best Ribeye

The success or failure of your steak is often determined at the grocery store. While there are plenty of ways to screw up a steak at home, by and large the biggest factor in how delicious (or not) your steak is comes from your selection at the grocery store, farmer’s market, butcher, or wherever you buy your meat.

I can give you my best methods and ingredients, but sometimes I think it’s even more helpful to help you pick the right piece of meat to begin with.

Some lean types of steak do better with a marinade, such as those with round, chuck, or loin in the name. That’s fine, but it will add prep time to your meal.

Ribeye steaks can be cooked quickly, which makes them perfect for this sauté.

Now that you’ve narrowed down what kind of steak will work, it’s time to pick out the particular piece you want on your dinner plate. Here are some tips.

  • Look for a relatively small eye and large cap. Many say this is the best part of the steak.
  • If choosing between USDA Choice and Select beef, go with Choice. It’s going to have more marbling and more flavor than the lower graded Select or ungraded meats.
  • That being said, the fat between the eye and the cap should be fairly small.
  • Look for a relatively small piece of meat. Steak is a great source of iron and protein, but, like anything, you can overdo it.
  • If you can afford and find grass-fed beef, that is preferable. If not, just get the best quality steak that’s within your budget.

More Keto Meat Recipes


Most people following the keto diet end up eating a decent amount of meat. If you’re like them, you’ll want to beef up your stock of recipes with these meat-based keto recipes.

Three Ingredient Keto Steak Sauté Recipe #paleoé-recipe


Three Ingredient Keto Steak Sauté Recipe

  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch
  • Cuisine: American


  • 1 beef ribeye steak, sliced
  • 1/2 onion, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 ml) avocado oil, to cook with


  1. Add avocado oil to a frying pan and sauté the steak, onion, and garlic.


All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.

Net Carbs: 6 g


  • Calories: 798
  • Sugar: 3 g
  • Fat: 70 g
  • Carbohydrates: 7 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 35 g

Louise co-founded Louise's Foods, Paleo Living Magazine, Nourishing Brands, & CoBionic. She has considerable research experience but enjoys creating products and articles that help move people just a little bit closer toward a healthy life they love.