Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Cups

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These low-carb cheeseburger cups need to come with a public safety warning. Hoooooly moly, they are so good! Imagine every single little wonderful thing about a cheeseburger, then take off the bun.

Beefy. Cheesy. Tangy. Moreish.

These keto cups tick every single box. AND they clock in at under 3 grams of net carbs! I made mine using oversized muffin tins, so if you have standard muffing tins, you could make even more.

You can have these made and on the table in just over half an hour and they make perfect lunchbox fillers too. Enjoy!

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Nutritional values (per cup)

2.5 grams 0.7 grams 16.6 grams 24.8 grams 10.6 grams 298 calories
Total Carbs3.1grams
Fiber0.7grams
Net Carbs2.5grams
Protein16.6grams
Fat24.8grams
of which Saturated10.6grams
Calories298kcal
Magnesium23mg (6% RDA)
Potassium301mg (15% EMR)

Macronutrient ratio: Calories from carbs (3%), protein (22%), fat (75%)

Ingredients (makes 10 cups)

  • 12 thin-cut bacon slices (300 g/ 10.6 oz)
  • 500 g minced beef (1.1 lb)
  • 1 small brown onion, chopped finely (70 g/ 2.5 oz)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup sugar-free tomato sauce (120 ml/ 4 fl oz)
  • 1/2 cup full-fat cream cheese (120 g/ 4.2 oz)
  • 6 tbsp sugar-free tomato ketchup (90 g/ 3.2 oz) - you can make your own ketchup
  • 6 tsp American mustard or Dijon mustard
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese (113 g/ 4 oz)
  • 1/3 cup sliced pickles (52 g/ 1.8 oz)
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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220 °C/ 430 °F. I sprayed my muffins tins lightly with olive oil. I don’t think this is essential but didn’t want my bacon to stick.
    Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Cups
  2. Cut the bacon slices in half (I asked my delicatessen to slice mine half the usual thickness), and wrap them around the inside of the holes in the muffin pans, and then lay the excess across the bottom.
  3. Bake for 10 minutes and remove from oven. Leave oven turned on.
    Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Cups
  4. While the bacon is cooking, brown the minced beef and onion in a frying pan, along with the garlic powder, until cooked.
  5. Add the cream cheese and tomato sauce (passata) and stir until melted and well combined.
    Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Cups
  6. Spoon the mince mixture into each of the bacon cups and then top with tomato ketchup and mustard.
    Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Cups
  7. Pile grated cheese on top and then bake for a further 12 minutes.
    Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Cups
  8. Serve 2-3 cups with a pickle slice on top.
    Keto Bacon Cheeseburger Cups
  9. Store in a container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.
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An accomplished home cook who was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease eight years ago, Naomi started to explore the connection between healthy, whole food and her symptoms, and a new love was born.

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