Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers

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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.

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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
Calories767kcal
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 1/2 cups sliced bell peppers (225 g/ 8 oz)
  • 2 cups sliced white mushrooms (140 g/ 5 oz)
Burgers:
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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 1/4 cup of grated cheese. Repeat for the remaining burgers. Bacon Wrapped & Cheese Stuffed Burgers
  8. Place in the oven and bake at 150 °C/ 300 °F for 45-60 minutes (until the meat thermometer registers 75 °C/ 165 °F). 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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I changed the way I ate in 2011, when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid. I had no energy, and I found it more and more difficult to maintain a healthy weight.

That’s when I decided to quit sugar, grains, and processed foods, and to start following a whole-foods-based ketogenic approach to food.

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Comments (13)

I made this to your exact recipe and they were delicious and very filling! They look pretty impressive as well! Thank you.

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Thank you Diane!

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These tasted great! I did have trouble shaping them, but I was using venison, which is leaner. I ended up putting the bacon into a Texas sized muffin tray and putting everything on top. I poured some whisked egg over 2 cause I’m doing Whole30 and cheese on the rest. A great recipe to keep, but will use muffin tray again!

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Wow! Mine is cooking in the oven now! My first meal following the Keto diet! Im excited! 😊

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These are delicious! One of our favourites!

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I have tried this and it tasted amazing! Thankyou! 😊

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Awesome! I'm glad you liked it!

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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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