When you’re craving a burger, nothing else will do. No need to deprive yourself! These burgers are juicy, savory, and low-carb!

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 min.

Cook Time: 15 min.

Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1lb. grass-fed ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil, divided
  • 1 red onion, sliced into rings
  • 4 slices grass-fed cheese, or dairy-free cheese
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1 dill pickle, sliced
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce


  1. Divide the ground beef into four pieces and using your hands, form four thin patties. Season with sea salt and black pepper. Set aside.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon of avocado oil. When warm, add red onion slices. Saute until caramelized, approx. 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, in a separate skillet over high heat, add the last tablespoon of avocado oil. When hot, add burgers and cook 3-4 minutes per side, or until the desired doneness. Top each burger with cheese and let melt with the burner off.
  4. Assemble the burgers. On a plate, add a large slice of lettuce. Top with pickles and tomato slices. Add burger and caramelized onion. Top with another slice of lettuce. Serve immediately.