The word ‘burger’ has a negative connotation attached to it – often associated with an unhealthy ‘cheat’ meal. While we’re definitely not arguing here, there are simple swaps you can make to actually make a burger incredibly healthy. Need tips? Just ask Sam Wood. This burger has 31 grams of protein with only 8 grams of carbs, which makes it incredibly suitable for low-carb dieters and those on the trendy keto diet.

Grass Fed Burger Salad

Serves 1

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes


  • 1/2 tomato(es)
  • 1/2 capsicum (yellow)
  • 1 tablespoon avocado
  • 3 tablespoons coriander (fresh) finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil (extra virgin)
  • 1/2 lime(s) juiced
  • 1/2 cup iceberg lettuce leaves roughly chopped
  • 1 free range egg(s) fried

Ingredients for burger

  • 100 g beef mince
  • 1/2 free range egg(s) crack, mix and use half
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1/8 teaspoon coconut oil (extra virgin) to taste


1. Roughly chop tomatoes, capsicum, avocado and combine in a small bowl. Toss through coriander, olive oil and lime juice.

2. In a separate bowl, combine mince, non-frying egg, garlic and chilli powders and season to taste. Roll well with wet hands, forming pattie(s).

3. Heat coconut oil in a fry pan over medium heat, flatten pattie(s) with a spatula and cook for 3 minutes on each side or until browned. Crack egg(s) to fry pan and fry to your liking.

4. To serve, add lettuce and salsa to a bowl, top with pattie and fried egg.

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