Best Hamburger Salad Recipe! – A Healthy Alternative Meal!

My husband makes the best Hamburgers EVER!!! Super juicy and tasty too! However, you probably know that burgers are not a go to meal for weight loss, so I have worked with him to discover a way of making all the ingredients in these burgers the healthiest version. And we can’t tell the difference!! Now that we use this healthy burger alternative in our family, Shawnikins can cook this meal once in a while (I get a break from cooking dinner that day) and I don’t have to worry about gaining weight. SCORE!!

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

So, welcome to the burger to eat when you NEEED to eat a burger and not feel bad about it! Shawnikins often makes burgers on the BBQ for friends and family and I don’t want to have to make a different weight loss friendly meal for myself, so I have discovered the Hamburger Salad!! Super easy and even more delicious than having your hamburger on a bun! You will not be missing out with this one! I promise!!

Ingredients:

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe! - Ingredients

       Burger Patty

  • 2 lbs Extra lean ground beef
  • 1/2 large Onion cut in small chunks
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Ketchup with Reduced Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Yellow Mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons BBQ Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon dried Parsley Flakes (you could use fresh)
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Oregano
  • 1/4 cup Gluten Free Bread Crumbs (optional, but helps to keep the burgers from falling apart) 

       Salad

  • Mixed Greens
  • Bell Peppers
  • Baby Tomatoes

       Toppings

  • Grilled Mushrooms
  • Grilled Onions
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil (for grilling mushrooms and onions)
  • Salt and Pepper (for Mushrooms and onions)
  • Avocado
  • Spicy Guacamole (Recipe Found Here)
  • Sliced Pickles (Optional if you love pickles as much as ME!)
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette

Instructions:

Step 1: Mix all Burger Patty Ingredients in a large bowl. And Mix Ingredients together with your hands!! Don’t forget to get a super cute kid to crack the eggs for you!! (wink)

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

Step 2: Press burger patties in the shape of burgers on a parchment paper lined backing sheet. And let sit in the fridge for at least 2 hours.

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

Step 3: Make Salad. Chop salad ingredients into a salad bowl.

Step 4: Cut up ingredients to be grilled (mushrooms and onions) and grill in a frying pan with a tablespoon of olive oil and salt and pepper. Remove from heat when onions turn translucent.

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

Step 5: Cut up other toppings. (tomatoes, pickles, and avocados) 

Step 6: (OPTIONAL, but highly recommended) Make the Super Yummy Spicy Guacamole Recipe that I made a post about last week!! 

Step 7: Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Cook burgers in the oven on a pan that can drain the fat away for about 30 minutes or on the BBQ on a high temperature for about 10 minutes a side and remove from heat.

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

 Step 8:Put Your Burger salad together. Layer mixed greens first, burger patty topped with extra toppings such as grilled mushrooms and onions, tomatoes, then at the very top place your avocado or guacamole and drizzle with Balsamic vinaigrette!!

Step 9: Enjoy the Deliciousness of this awesome Hamburger Salad Recipe!!

Best Hamburger Salad Recipe!

So on this health journey of mine I have found times when I’m either to tired to cook or the people around me are eating unhealthy things that I WANT TO EAT TOOOOO!!! So once in a while I partake in a healthy alternative to what everyone else is eating. This Hamburger Salad is a great option for those who are out at a friend’s place and burgers are on the menu, or this is a great option for a husband to make so that you can take a night off of cooking! (Wink)

Let me know in the comments below if you try these burgers! And if you have different items that you top your burger salad with!? I love trying new healthy recipes. The more you share the more you learn. Until next time, enjoy making healthy alternatives to yummy foods, enjoy life, just love, and create beautiful things!!

XO JCL

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Best Burger Salad Recipe!

A healthy alternative to a regular burger. Super Delicious!! With these burgers you are not missing out on anything. Better than a hamburger on a bun. YUMMMM!

Course Salad
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 10

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Extra lean ground beef
  • 1/2 Large Onion cut in small chunks
  • 3 Cloves Garlic
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/4 Cup  Ketchup with Reduced Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup  Yellow Mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons BBQ Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Dried Parsley Flakes you could use fresh
  • 1 Tablespoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Oregano
  • 1/4 cup Gluten Free Bread Crumbs optional

Salad

  • Mixed Greens
  • Bell Peppers
  • Baby Tomatoes

Toppings

  • Grilled Mushrooms
  • Grilled Onions
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil for grilling mushrooms and onions
  • Salt and Pepper for Mushrooms and onions
  • Avocado
  • Spicy Guacamole Link to Spicy Guacamole is located in the post!!
  • Sliced Dill Pickles Optional if you love pickles as much as ME!
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette

Instructions

  1. Mix all Burger Patty Ingredients in a large bowl. And Mix Ingredients together with your hands.

  2. Press burger patties in the shape of burgers on a parchment paper lined backing sheet. And let sit in the fridge for at least 2 hours.
  3. Make Salad. Chop salad ingredients into a salad bowl.

  4. Cut up ingredients to be grilled (mushrooms & onions) and grill in a frying pan with a tablespoon of olive oil and salt and pepper. Remove from heat when onions turn translucent.

  5. Cut up other toppings. (tomatoes, pickles, and avocados) 

  6. (OPTIONAL, but highly recommended) Make the Super Yummy Spicy Guacamole Recipe that I made a post about last week!! 

  7. Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Cook burgers in the oven on a pan that can drain the fat away for about 30 mins or on the BBQ on a high temperature for about 10 minutes a side and remove from heat.

  8. Put Your Burger salad together. Layer mixed greens first, burger patty topped with extra toppings such as grilled mushrooms and onions, tomatoes, then at the very top place your avocado or guacamole and drizzle with Balsamic vinaigrette!!

  9. Enjoy the Deliciousness of this awesome Hamburger Salad Recipe!!

 


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