If you’re just starting your keto diet journey, this keto cheeseburger casserole will easily become one of your favorite go-to dishes.
From cauliflower “mac and cheese” to chicken and zucchini keto casseroles, casseroles are incredibly easy to prepare and are a great way to make sure picky eaters are consuming their veggies in a delish and non-fussy way.
While traditional cheeseburger casseroles normally contain high-carb ingredients such as pasta, this keto cheeseburger casserole version is the ultimate low-carb main dish. It’s ready in under an hour and is a keto-friendly main course that everyone will enjoy.
This low-carb recipe has all the taste of your favorite burger, with just a fraction of its net carbs. You’ll be getting an entire family-size meal in just one casserole dish.
If you’re feeling adventurous and want to amp up the fat content, you can turn it into a bacon cheeseburger casserole by adding keto-friendly bacon pieces on top.
Casseroles are traditional American comfort food, and cheeseburgers are an all-time favorite, so you really can’t go wrong with this one.
This keto cheeseburger casserole is:
- 2 tomatoes
- 2 scallions
- 1 avocado
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- fresh cilantro, to taste
- 1½ lbs ground beef
- 7 oz. shredded cheese, divided
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tsp onion powder
- 2 tsp paprika powder
- 2 tbsp fresh oregano, finely chopped
- 2 oz. butter, for frying
- 5 oz. lettuce
- ¾ cup mayonnaise
- 5 oz. cooked bacon, crumbled
- 4 tbsp pickled jalapeños, chopped
- 2½ oz. sliced dill pickles
- 4 tbsp Dijon mustard
Chop up the salsa ingredients and stir together in a small bowl. Set aside.
Mix in seasoning and half the cheese into the ground beef, combining with hands or a wooden spoon until blended.
Make four burgers and fry in a pan or grill if you prefer. Add the remaining cheese on top towards the end.
Serve on lettuce with mayo, bacon, pickled jalapeños, dill pickle, and mustard. And don’t forget the homemade salsa!
Net carbs: 3 % (8 g)
Fiber: 6 g
Fat: 79 % (104 g)
Protein: 18 % (53 g)