Keto burger and cabbage plate

Keto burger and cabbage plate

Real food on a plate. A burger. Cabbage. Pickles and radishes. Mayo and mustard. Because a keto dinner doesn't have to be complicated.

Keto burger and cabbage plate

Real food on a plate. A burger. Cabbage. Pickles and radishes. Mayo and mustard. Because a keto dinner doesn't have to be complicated.

USMetric
2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. 350 g ground beef or ground turkey
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp butter, for frying
  • 5 oz. 140 g green cabbage
  • 4 tbsp 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 8 8 radish, in wedgesradishes, in wedges
  • 1 1 dill pickle, halveddill pickles, halved
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp olive oil
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Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Form the burger patties from plain ground beef; wet hands can help make this easier. Season with salt and pepper.
  2. Fry burgers in butter over medium to high heat until they have a nice browned surface on both sides.
  3. Lower the heat to medium and fry a little bit more until the burgers are cooked the way you prefer – rare, medium or well done.
  4. Shred the cabbage using a sharp knife or mandolin.
  5. Serve the burger with shredded cabbage, mayonnaise, radishes, pickles, and mustard.

Tips

An insta-read thermometer can help you get your burgers just right. Thermometers vary, but in general: Rare—125°F (52°C) ~ Medium—140°F (60°C) ~ Well Done—160°F (72°C). (For ground meat, the USDA recommends 160°F (72°C).

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9 comments

  1. Brandon
    This is a pretty good dish.
  2. Nicholas
    I don’t like radishes what can I replace with?
    Reply: #3
  3. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    I don’t like radishes what can I replace with?

    The radishes can be replaced with any low carb veggie of your choice, or omitted completely.

  4. Jennifer
    Dont eat red meat... What can I do?
    Reply: #5
  5. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Dont eat red meat... What can I do?

    You can try ground chicken, turkey or pork, but substitutions will change the protein/fat ratios.

  6. c05081983
    If this is a dairy free meal, how come in the ingredients there is a butter?
    Reply: #7
  7. Kerry Merritt Team Diet Doctor

    If this is a dairy free meal, how come in the ingredients there is a butter?

    You could certainly use a frying oil or ghee instead.

    Reply: #8
  8. gmarie.b93
    Ghee is butter, it's still dairy. It's lactose free but not dairy free
    Reply: #9
  9. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Ghee is butter, it's still dairy. It's lactose free but not dairy free

    This is from the header on our dairy free meal plan page.
    A lot of people who limit dairy will still enjoy real butter, as butter, despite being made from milk, contains only trace amounts of milk protein and sugar. That’s why you may find butter in our dairy-free recipes but feel free to use coconut or olive oil instead.
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/keto/meal-plans/dairy-free

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