Hold the Bun. 15 Mouthwatering Keto Burger Recipes
By: Julie Hand
It’s time to get serious about the best keto meal out there – the burger. High in fat and low in carbs, these keto burger recipes — made with beef, turkey, chicken, lamb, and salmon — feature healthy fats and proteins like egg, avocado, bacon, and butter as toppings. Seasoned with Italian spices, and even coffee and cacao, there’s something for every burger lover on this list. So if you’re down to upgrade your burger game, this keto burger recipe roundup is for you.
Related: Keto Bread Recipes That Make Awesome Burger Buns
Keto Burger Recipes
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Topped with fried eggs and guacamole, these rich, parsley-packed keto burgers come loaded with flavor. They’re also packed with healthy fats – grass-fed beef, eggs, and avocados in the guacamole. Speaking of that secret sauce, use this Bulletproof guacamole recipe to double-down on creamy freshness for this keto burger recipe.
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Here’s a burger recipe featuring bacon and egg that’s wrapped in lettuce leaves to keep the contents intact. Bacon adds a salty, sweet, and moist taste to this simple burger. A great burger recipe for lunch or even breakfast, you can make this burger in 15 minutes.
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For a unique take on the classic keto burger recipe, check out this salted mocha variation. Both coffee and cacao enhance beef’s flavors and add maximum richness and depth to the recipe. Skip the chili powder if you’re sensitive to lectins and nightshades.
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A burger recipe roundup would be incomplete without a burger featuring butter. Creamy, salty butter allows you to enjoy the natural flavors of this burger’s seasonings – basil, parsley, cayenne, and tarragon. Though it’s got incredible antioxidant powder, cayenne is a member of the nightshade family, and you may be sensitive to it. Leave it out without sacrificing flavor.
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Sometimes it’s actually the vegetables on a burger that complement the beef best. In this case, zucchini makes the perfect bun for your mini beef burgers. Use this avocado mayonnaise recipe when the recipe calls for mayo and you are in the business of being Bulletproof.
Bacon-Wrapped Herb Burger
Whole30 and paleo-approved, this keto burger recipe is simply beautiful in presentation. Garlic, thyme, sage, and green onions add immense flavor to this easy recipe. The bacon keeps the meat from drying out, leaving you with the juiciest burger you’ve ever tasted. Garlic is in the suspect category of the Bulletproof Diet, because it inhibits alpha brain waves and could affect your mood – and depending on where you get it, could be moldy. Choose high-quality garlic and don’t eat it daily.
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Introducing an Italian version of the traditional keto burger recipe…this burger’s seasonings make it special. Flavored by pink salt, cumin, oregano, and basil (skip the garlic powder to be Bulletproof), you’re going to love every bite of this Italian-style burger. PS: It’s also made with turkey instead of beef. Pass on the onion to stay Bulletproof and try this keto bun if you’re jonesing for one.
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The spinach and cilantro in this herbaceous recipe make it appealing to the eyes, not to mention, fresh and tasty in your mouth. Top with lettuce, avocado and homemade pickles. The turkey also keeps well, so these burgers are great eaten as leftovers. Skip the onion for the Bulletproof seal of approval.
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This colorful keto turkey burger brightens your plate with purple cabbage and orange carrots. If you need a burger to feed your kids or take to a potluck, this can be your go-to. Pass on the onions and mushrooms to stay Bulletproof.
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Get ready for creamy avocado, savory bacon, and juicy chicken by the mouthful. This keto burger recipe featuring lettuce as a wrap makes grain- and gluten-free living good. Omit the garlic from the burger mix and hold the onions as a topping to remain Bulletproof. Always use organic, pastured chicken, and eat it infrequently, since its fats are inflammatory.
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You are in for a unique treat with these Greek-style patties. Here is an expertly seasoned, keto lamb burger that’s topped with a dairy-free tzatziki made with coconut cream. Omit the onion and garlic as seasonings for a Bulletproof burger.
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If you’re in the mood for a smaller meal, try this keto lamb burger recipe featuring sliders or mini burgers. Sliders make for a great snack or can be served as hors d’oeuvres at your next party. These Mediterranean sliders are bursting with zesty, lemony flavor and smell amazing, thanks to the aromatic oregano. Put the garlic and onion seasonings on the back burner for a Bulletproof variation.
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Looking for more ways to sneak vegetables into your diet? Try this keto burger recipe which adds zucchini to your lamb patty mixture. The zucchini keeps your burger moist and juicy, while sneaking in extra vegetables. Remember, no garlic and onion for a completely Bulletproof experience.
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If you’re tired of meat as the basis of your burger (no judgment here!), try this salmon patty instead. You can make it with this avocado mayonnaise recipe and skip the garlic, if you’re sensitive. Get ready for a moist and mild salmon burger that’ll definitely enhance your cooking repertoire.
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The beauty of this salmon keto burger is its simplicity. Salmon cooked with butter, eggs, and olive oil goes a long way toward your high-fat, low-carb keto goals too. With only six ingredients and minimal cooking time, make sure you take note of this recipe.
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