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Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers

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This low-carb Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burger is a fun way to liven up a traditional burger!

We've stuffed this keto burger with cheddar cheese, bacon, and pickled jalapeños then sandwiched it between these keto buns with some additional toppings that are more traditional. To see how you can make keto friendly burger bun in a few simple steps, check out our video recipe below!

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Serving size burger

Allergy information for Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers

✔  Gluten free
✔  Avocado free
✔  Fish free
✔  Shellfish free

Nutritional values (per serving, burger)

Net carbs6.1 grams
Protein38.6 grams
Fat48.8 grams
Calories632 kcal
Calories from carbs 4%, protein 25%, fat 71%
Total carbs14.8 gramsFiber8.7 gramsSugars2.5 gramsSaturated fat17 gramsSodium1,061 mg(46% RDA)Magnesium126 mg(32% RDA)Potassium795 mg(40% EMR)

Ingredients (makes 4 burgers)

  • 4 Ultimate Keto Buns, halved
  • 1 lb ground beef (450 g)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese (4 oz/ 113 g)
  • 4 thin-cut slices bacon, crisped up (60 g/ 2.1 oz) - weight after cooking: 32 g/ 1.1 oz
  • 1/2 cup pickled jalapeños (52 g/ 1.8 oz)
  • 4 slices tomatoes (70 g/ 2.5 oz)
  • handful fresh greens of choice (28 g/ 1 oz)
  • Optional: serve with Keto Ketchup, Homemade Mustard or Keto BBQ Sauce, and a big bowl of dressed greens.

Note: For more bread options (nut-free, flax-free, etc.), check out my other keto & low-carb bread recipes.


  1. Make the Ultimate Keto Buns by following the video recipe. They will be darker in color if you use brown flax, or light in color if you use golden flax. You can make a double batch of keto buns and keep them in the freezer. When you want to make the burgers, let the buns defrost at room temperature. Optionally, you can cut the buns in half and briefly crisp up under a broiler. Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers
  2. Divide the beef into 8 equal pieces. Patty out a piece of each piece and fill with cheese, jalapeños,... Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers ... then crispy bacon (you can crisp it up in the oven or on a pan). Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers
  3. Top with the another piece and pinch the sides together sealing up the burger.
  4. Grill burgers over medium-high heat, flipping once until desired doneness is reached, approximately 4 minutes each side for medium. Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers
  5. You can eat the burgers with a bowl of dressed greens or ... Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers ... place the burger in a bun and top with desired burger toppings. Enjoy! Keto Jalapeño Popper Stuffed Burgers

Ingredient nutritional breakdown (per serving, burger)

Net carbsProteinFatCalories
Ultimate Keto Buns, homemade (KetoDiet app)
4.3 g10.1 g15.9 g208 kcal
Beef, minced (ground), raw, grass-fed
0 g19.3 g22.5 g286 kcal
Cheddar cheese
0.9 g6.5 g9.4 g114 kcal
Bacon, crispy (bacon grease removed)
0 g2.4 g0.8 g17 kcal
Peppers, jalapeno, canned, solids and liquids
0.3 g0.1 g0.1 g4 kcal
Tomatoes, fresh
0.5 g0.2 g0 g3 kcal
Lettuce, mixed leaf salad
0.1 g0.1 g0 g1 kcal
Total per serving, burger
6.1 g38.6 g48.8 g632 kcal

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Lauren Lester
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Lauren Lester

Lauren is a food photographer, recipe developer, and author.

She is the founder of the creative content agency, Healthful Creative. HC specializes in helping food centered brands share their story through recipe development + food photography.

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Comments (7)

These look delicious and healthy . Think my fiancé would love these .

Can this be made in food processor?  Or would it be better to whisk by hand?  (I don’t have a mixer. )

Yes, mixing it by hand with a whisk or with a spatula with work. Mixer is better because after adding eggs and water as the dough will become thick.

Does the nutritional values include the buns?

Yes they do 😊

Hi, Martina!
Super loud this idea of the burger. I'm vegetarian, up to a point ...
Sometimes calling nature causes me to break into these delicacies
I was once at a party and forgetting that "I'm vegetarian" I ate until he took my ambulance.
Know that what you do here, along with Lauren, is a wonderful thing.
I only wish you good, and keep on doing the same!
Good job !!!

Thank you for your kind words, Marian! You might like this recipe: Vegetarian Keto Burgers 😊