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Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers

|Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers

This keto burger is based on the popular Beer Can Burger which is ground beef wrapped in bacon and filled with roasted vegetables and cheese. I used roasted onions, bell peppers and mushrooms and topped each burger with homemade mustard, Sriracha and grated cheddar cheese.

If you follow my recipe, you won't need to use a beer can to make them - a glass works just fine and since beer is a no-no for a keto diet, you'll avoid any temptations that could ruin your progress.

Preparation time

Hands-on
Overall

Nutritional values (per serving, 1 burger):

4.7 grams 1.9 grams 46.7 grams 60.6 grams 26.5 grams 767 calories
Total Carbs6.6grams
Fiber1.9grams
Net Carbs4.7grams
Protein46.7grams
Fat60.6grams
of which Saturated26.5grams
Energy (calories)767kcal
Magnesium60mg (15% RDA)
Potassium880mg (44% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (2%), protein (25%), fat (73%).

Ingredients (makes 5 burgers):

Filling:
  • 2 tbsp ghee or lard (30 g/ 1.1 oz) - you can make your own
  • 1 medium white onion, sliced (110 g/ 4 oz)
  • 2 ½ cups sliced bell peppers (225 g/ 8 oz)
  • 2 cups sliced white mushrooms (140 g/ 5 oz)
Burgers:

Instructions:

  1. Grease a large pan with ghee. Once hot, add sliced onion and cook over a medium-high heat for 5 minutes or until lightly browned. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers
  2. Add sliced bell peppers and cook for another 5 minutes. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers
  3. Add sliced mushrooms and cook for 3-5 minutes. Take off the heat. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers
  4. Use your hands to divide the ground beef into 5 parts (200 grams or 7.1 ounces each). Flatten each part using your hands. Then take a glass and place in the middle of the burger to create a well. Fold the meat up round the glass to create a bowl shape. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers
  5. Wrap 2 slices of bacon round the "meat bowl". Then, remove the glass carefully by gently twisting and pulling it up. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers
  6. Fill each "meat bowl" with the onion-pepper-mushroom mixture and a teaspoon of Sriracha and Dijon mustard. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers
  7. Finally, top with ¼ cup of grated cheese. Repeat for the remaining burgers. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers
  8. Place in the oven and bake at 300 F/ 150 C for 45-60 minutes (until the meat thermometer registers 165 F/ 75 C). When done, remove from the oven and let the burgers rest for 5 minutes. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers Serve with crispy greens or other low-carb veggies. |Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers.

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Comments (6)

Can you use Coconut Oil as a replacement for Ghee?  Does that work the same?

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Coconut oil is great for cooking and it's a good option if you don't mind the taste. I would personally go for lard, duck fat or tallow.

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wow these look great. I'm putting the them on my traeger grill tonight

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Thank you, I hope you like them!

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These are awesome! Perfect stuffing and so easy!

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Thank you Tim!

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