Keto goat cheese burger with zucchini fries

Keto goat cheese burger with zucchini fries

Elegance is redefined with this savory and tangy burger topped with melty goat cheese. Joining the party, are crispy zucchini fries and a spicy tomato mayo.

Keto goat cheese burger with zucchini fries

Elegance is redefined with this savory and tangy burger topped with melty goat cheese. Joining the party, are crispy zucchini fries and a spicy tomato mayo.
USMetric
4 servingservings

Ingredients

Spicy tomato mayonnaise
  • 1 cup 240 ml mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 pinch 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper
Zucchini fries
  • 1 (7 oz.) 1 (200 g) zucchini
  • 113 cups (5¼ oz.) 325 ml (150 g) almond flour
  • 113 cups (323 oz.) 325 ml (110 g) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 2 eggeggs
  • 3 tbsp 3 tbsp olive oil
Burger
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp butter or olive oil
  • 2 (8 oz.) 2 (220 g) red onion, thinly slicedred onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 1½ lbs 650 g ground beef
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 oz. 110 g goat cheese
  • 3 oz. (213 cups) 85 g (550 ml) lettuce

Instructions

Instructions are for 4 servings. Please modify as needed.

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. Mix all ingredients for the tomato mayo and set aside in the fridge.
  3. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  4. Cut the zucchini lengthwise and remove the seeds. Divide into rods, about ¼ to ½" (1-1.5 cm) thick.
  5. Crack the eggs in a bowl and whisk to combine.
  6. Mix almond flour, parmesan cheese, onion powder, salt, and pepper on a plate.
  7. Toss the rods in the flour mixture then dip each rod in the eggs to cover. Finish with another coating of flour.
  8. Place the fries on the baking sheet and drizzle olive oil on top. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. In the meantime, prepare the burgers. Sauté the onions in butter until soft on medium heat. Add the vinegar towards the end, give it a stir and reduce until creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside until serving.
  10. Shape the burger patties and fry or grill them to your liking. Season with salt and pepper.
  11. Place the burgers on beds of lettuce and the onion mixture. Place the goat cheese on top and serve with zucchini fries and spicy tomato mayo.

Tip!

You can make oven baked fries from a variety of vegetables that are low in carbs - for example green asaparagus, green beans or yellow beans. Remember, it’s always fun to play with your vegetables!

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6 comments

  1. Heather
    I made this dish last night to rave reviews. The zucchini fries were fantastic, and even a hit with my very picky 11 year old son who will do anything to keep from eating any sort of vegetable whatsoever. My husband prepared the hamburger patties, adding his own selection of spices to punch up the flavor of the beef. Will definitely make this recipe again.
  2. Shaimaa
    I am confused about vegetables, how can i estimate them cause one Zucchini can be 200g and another one can be 50g and same for onions, is it possible that recipes contain all veggies by weight.
  3. Mari
    This meal was delicious, truly, BUT it took my son and I one hour of hands on time, NOT 10 minutes!! And it is in Quick and Easy Meal Plans #4 ... please change the prep time and move it from that meal plan. Though delicious, it made for a really stressful evening, not a quick and easy one! Thank you!
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  5. Jamie
    Is there another cheese I can substitute for the goat cheese.
  6. Julie
    I didn't love it. It took a long time to cut and dip the zucchini and wasted quite a bit of the parmesan cheese and almond flour. I'm glad I tried it anyhow. I don't like goat cheese so used something like swiss instead.
  7. Deborah
    Good!! I am Italian... I hope you can add Italian to the language options soon :)

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