Macro-friendly Hamburger

This macro-friendly burger recipe is one of our favorites! If you’re looking for a low-carb meal that feels like a delicious indulgence, look no further. Pairs great with the mandarin and almond salad, or your favorite macro-friendly bun if you need extra carbs.



  • 16 oz 93% lean ground turkey or beef

  • 40 g onion, diced

  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp onion powder

  • 4 garlic cloves, diced

  • 46 g liquid egg whites (1 large egg worth)

  • 30 g breadcrumbs

  • 4 large lettuce leaves for lettuce wrap

  • 2 thin slices (28 g each) cheddar cheese

  • 4 slices of tomato (40 g each)

  • Condiments of choice: mustard, pickles, ketchup, etc.

  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time 10 minutes
  • Difficulty Medium


  1. In a large bowl, mix the ground turkey, onion, garlic, onion powder, garlic powder, liquid egg whites and breadcrumbs. Use your hands to combine.

  2. Separate the mixture into 4 large patties. Roll them into balls and press into the shape of burger patties.

  3. Heat a frying pan to medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add the burgers.

  4. After 5 minutes, flip the burger and add a slice of cheese to the cooked side. Cook for another 5 minutes or until you know the burgers are cooked thoroughly.

  5. Prepare your plate with lettuce wraps, tomato slices and condiments. Enjoy!

  6. Want extra carbs? Use your favorite macro-friendly bun instead!

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