Burgers with Sauteed Onions

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 small clove garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 large onion sliced
  • 8 large leaves Romaine lettuce


  • In a medium bowl, mix the first 3 ingredients (beef through garlic). Form beef mixture into patties. Heat grill to medium-high heat and place burgers on the grill.
  • Cook for 10 minutes on each side, until burgers reach desired level of doneness.
  • In a large skillet, over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the skillet, add the onion.
  • Season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste and cook for 5 minutes, until onions are tender.
  • Place burgers on lettuce leaves and top with sautéed onion.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed green beans.
NUTRITION: 493 Calories; 39g Fat (72.0% calories from fat); 31g Protein; 3g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 128mg Cholesterol; 120mg Sodium. Exchanges: 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 5 Fat.
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