California Burger – Low Carb WLS Recipe

Steph Wagner

April 2, 2014

California Burger – Low Carb WLS Recipe


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A good ole classic California Style Burger….yes please!

When I made this for Mr. W phrases like “something from a restaurant” and “you out did yourself” were used. I felt great about myself.…

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California Burger - Low Carb WLS Recipe

Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 burger patties
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Steph Wagner
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  • 1 lb 93% lean ground beef
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and pepper
  • 1/4 avocado, sliced
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 3 strips maple turkey bacon regular okay if no maple available
  • 3 slices reduced fat pepperjack cheese


  • Form the ground beef into 4 patties. Using either a grill or grill pan, heat to medium. Sprinkle salt and pepper on each side of the patty and grill. Flip once at the 5 minute mark and grill another 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook the turkey bacon in a separate skillet for 4 minutes, turning once. Slice the avocado and chop the cilantro.
  • Once all the ingredients are ready, assemble burger with toppings. Place the burger on the plate and top with half slice of cheese, half slice of turkey bacon, one slice avocado and cilantro in that order.


Serving: 1burger | Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 215mg | Potassium: 313mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 97IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 86mg | Iron: 2mg
Nutrition Facts
California Burger - Low Carb WLS Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 burger)
Calories 175 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 215mg9%
Potassium 313mg9%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 97IU2%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 86mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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