Fried Zucchini Burgers

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 cup almond flour
  • 1 medium zucchini thickly sliced
  • 1 medium egg beaten
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 large avocado peeled, pitted and sliced


  • Heat grill to medium heat.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the first 4 ingredients (beef through thyme). Form meat into patties.
  • Place patties on grill or on the stovetop in a skillet and cook for 5 minutes on each side, until meat reaches desired level of doneness.
  • In a large bowl, mix the almond flour with salt and pepper to taste. In a small bowl add the egg and salt and pepper to taste. Coat zucchini slices in the egg mixture, then dredge in the almond mixture and set aside.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat coconut oil. To the skillet, add the zucchini and cook for 5 minutes on each side, until crispy on the outside and tender on the inside.
  • Layer fried zucchini, burger and avocado and serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Turnip fries and leafy green salad with Leanne’s Basic Vinaigrette.
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