Keto Cheese Burger Meal Prep

Cheeseburger
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This recipe provides all your favourite burger flavours in a simple to prepare meal prep option – perfect for weekday lunches.
The burgers and salad can be prepped in advance, all you need to do on the day is serve with fresh avocado!
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time22 mins
Total Time34 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheeseburger, keto cheeseburger, meal prep
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 526kcal

Ingredients

for the burgers

  • 450 grams ground beef
  • 4 tbsp cheddar grated
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

for the salad

  • 4 small gherkins finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large tomato chopped
  • 1 small red onion finely sliced
  • 1 cup cucumber finely sliced
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

to serve

  • 2 avocados sliced
  • 2 leaves iceberg lettuce
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise

Instructions

  • To prepare the burgers, add the minced beef, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper to a mixing bowl. Use your hands to combine.
  • Divide the mixture into 8 even portions and form into burger patties with your hands.
  • Preheat the oven to 190 degrees Celsius, 170 for fan assisted.
  • Divide the grated cheese evenly between four of the patties, arranging in the centre of each.
  • Top each cheese covered patty with the remaining patties to create a lid. Push the patties together, pinching around the edges to seal the cheese firmly inside the burger.
  • Arrange the burgers on a shallow oven tray and bake for 20-22 minutes or until the meat is completely cooked through.
  • Whilst the burgers are cooking, add the salad ingredients to a mixing bowl and stir well to combine.
  • To serve, arrange each burger on a bed of lettuce and top with a heaped teaspoon of mayonnaise. Serve alongside the salad with freshly sliced avocado.

Nutrition

Calories: 526kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 37g | Fiber: 6g

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