Bacon Cheddar Cream Cheese Burger

Bacon Cheddar Cream Cheese Burger - 1

Estimated prep time: 10 Minutes Prep + 20 Minutes Cook Time

Yields: 1 Burger

Macros for entire recipe:

  • Protein: 40g
  • Carbs: 34g
  • Fat: 11g

Ingredients:

  • 112g Ground Beef (93/7)
  • 28g Yellow Onion, Diced
  • 5-10 Jalapeno Slices, Diced
  • 14g Fat Free Cream Cheese (softened)
  • 1 Whole Wheat Hamburger Bun (Natures Own Brand)
  • 7g Bacon Bits
  • 14g Fat Free Cheddar Cheese
  • Sliced Tomato, Red or Yellow Onion & Lettuce to garnish
  • Black Pepper & Pink Salt

Directions:

  • Preheat Oven to 350F. (Or fire up the grill!)
  • In a bowl, thoroughly mix the ground beef, onion and HALF of the jalapeños. Season with salt and pepper. On a cutting board or large plate, flatten the beef patty mixture into a disc shape.
  • Mix the cream cheese and remaining jalapeños together and place in the center of the beef patty.
  • Fold the outer edges of the patty up and around the cream cheese center and gently roll in your hands as you would when making a meat ball. Gently press into a ‘burger’ shape and place on a foil lined baking sheet. Bake for about 20 minutes or until desired wellness, flipping half way.
  • When your burger is just about done, top with cheese and bacon bits and set the oven on ‘ broil’ until cheese begins to melt and remove from heat. Top with lettuce, tomato and onion and enjoy!

Important Notes:

  •  If you are low on carbs you can try substituting the bun with a lettuce wrap or portobello mushroom cap.
  • This recipe is approved to have until the 4 week out mark. If you remove the cheese you may have this throughout your entire prep.
  • **For reference: Macros for bun are P:6/C:24/F:2

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