Low Carb Burgers and fries are a classic combination and these low-carb recipes put a healthy twist on the duo. Whether it’s using alternative options for the bun (or skipping it entirely) or making fries out of nutritious vegetables like zucchini, these recipes feature all the flavors you love
Optavia Low Carb Burger Recipe
Who can resist a good burger? Especially in the summertime, when burgers are so quick and easy to whip up on the barbie. With these easy tips, you can enjoy a flavourful low-carb burger.
- Pre-heat oven to 400⁰F.
- Line sheet pan with parchment paper or foil. Spray with non-stick spray.
- Divide beef into 4, (4-ounce) portions and shape each portion into ¼-inch thick patties. Season with a ¼ teaspoon of salt and pepper. Place patties on the sheet pan and set them aside.
- Spread mushrooms in a separate section from patties. Spray top of mushrooms with non-stick spray and season with ¼ teaspoon of salt and pepper.
- Place the sheet pan in the oven.
- After 5 minutes of cooking, remove mushrooms and set them aside. Continue to cook patties for about 3 minutes, and then turn the oven up to broil.
- Portion 1 ounce of cheese over each patty and return to the oven to melt.
- To make pickles, bring vinegar, water, and ¼ teaspoon of salt to a boil on the stovetop or in the microwave. Pour mixture over cucumbers and set aside.
- For one serving, spread 1 teaspoon of mustard on 1 leaf of lettuce and top with 1 burger patty, ¼ of the mushrooms, 1 slice of tomato, 4 slices of pickles, and another leaf of lettuce.
- For medium-rare, cook the beef to an internal temperature of 125°F; for medium to 135°F; for medium-well to 145°F; for well-done to 160°F.
Serving Size 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories 310
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat 17g27%
- Total Carbohydrate 8g3%
- Protein 33g66%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.