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Best Low Carb Keto Bunless Burger Recipe

If you’re looking for a quick keto option for your favorite burger recipe, you will love these easy Keto Bunless Burgers!

When you’re on a low carb or keto diet, you’ll need to start looking for alternatives to things like burger buns for instance. But, that does not mean that you have to give up on burgers completely.

In fact, with just a few simple swaps, you can enjoy just about any recipe on the keto diet – even burgers. These bunless burgers are one of the few ways you can eat burgers without any guilt on the low carb or keto diet.

 

Burger bun substitutes

As stated earlier, a lot of things are off limits on the keto diet. This is especially true for buns made of wheat flour which means that in order to be able to enjoy a keto burger, you will need to find a some low carb substitutes for burger buns.

This is where the lettuce burger comes in. This may sound very odd but it tastes pretty good if I do say so myself. Plus, it’s a great substitute for regular burger buns which can run you up to 21 grams of carbs in just one bun!

 

The lettuce burger recipe

This recipe isn’t very hard to make and it’s a healthy low carb hamburger anyone can enjoy. Plus, because 1 leaf of lettuce contains less than 1 gram of carbs per serving, this is a great ingredient to use to make your keto burgers.

 

Ingredients to make the best low carb burgers

This burger recipe is very easy to make, and we’re using the homemade patties in this recipe. Therefore, you’ll need a few extra ingredients to make these. You’ll need:

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons almond meal
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • cooking oil
  • 8 thin sliced cheddar cheese
  • lettuce
  • 8 cherry tomatoes for garnishing

 

How to make delicious bunless burgers

If you’ve been craving burgers on your keto journey, then here’s what you need to do:

Gather all of your ingredients for this recipe. You’ll need

 

Making your hamburger patty

It is very important that we make these burgers as juicy and flavorful as possible. Nobody likes bland hamburger patties.

In order to ensure these hamburger patties are yummy, you’ll need a few key seasoning ingredients to add flavor to your ground beef like (list them)

For this homemade hamburger patty recipe we also used some almond meal to ensure that the patties were of a good consistency and did not break apart.

Now, you’re truly ready to make your very own bread-less burger!

In a large bowl add in ground beef, Parmesan cheese, chopped onion and Dijon mustard.

 

 

Next, add in an egg, shredded cheese, salt and black pepper, paprika and chili flakes and mix.

how to make keto lettuce burgers

 

Add in almond meal and stir until combined and fully incorporated.

 

When fully incorporated the mixture should look like this. Pay attention no to over mix since that can make your patties tough.

 

Now, you’ll need to use your hands to form small burgers that look like the ones below. Use wet hands for this step and make 7 patties.

 

Next, fry these on preheated pan with cooking oil. Making sure to cook one side first for 3-5 minutes.

bunless burger

 

Then turn each patty over and place a slice of cheddar cheese on the cooked side of each. Cook each side for 3-5 minutes.

keto hamburger patties

 

After your burgers are all cooked, you will  then wrap the cooked burgers in lettuce and serve them on serving platter. You can also garnish with chopped parsley (optional) one onion ring and a few slices of tomatoes for a delicious keto lettuce wrap burger.

bunless burger

That’s it, this keto bunless burger recipe is all done and ready to be server. You can have these for breakfast, lunch or dinner! The best part is that this burger without bun tastes just as good and only has 6.8 grams of net carbs per serving. You can make a full meal with these by adding also making these zucchini fries to have as a delicious keto burger side.

Didn’t think you could eat a keto hamburger? Now you can!

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Keto Bunless Burger Recipe

Keto Bunless Burger Recipe

Yield: 7 servings
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

If you’re looking for a quick keto option for your favorite burger recipe, I’m sure you will love these easy Keto Bunless Burgers!

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • ½ cup shredded cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons almond meal
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • ½ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • cooking oil
  • 8 thin sliced Cheddar cheese
  • lettuce for presentation
  • 8 cherry tomatoes for garnishing

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl add in ground beef, Parmesan cheese, chopped onion, Dijon mustard and cooking oil.
  2. Add in egg, shredded cheese, salt and black pepper, paprika and chili flakes.
  3. Add in almond meal and stir until combined and fully incorporated.
  4. With a help of your hands form small burgers and fry them on preheated pan with cooking oil.
  5. When you will turn on the other side to cook them place slice of cheddar cheese and let it cook completely.
  6. Wrap the cooked burgers in lettuce and serve them in serving platter.
  7. Garnish with chopped parsley (optional) and sliced cherry tomatoes.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 7 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 786 Total Fat: 63g Saturated Fat: 27g Trans Fat: 2.3g Cholesterol: 228mg Sodium: 980mg Carbohydrates: 9.5g Fiber: 2.7g Sugar: 2.9g Protein: 46g

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