Low Carb Chilli Cheese Burger Recipe

Hey you beautiful lot! This week I bring you the famous Low Carb Chilli CheeseBurger Recipe.

This goes down a treat and packs a lot of volume for the calories.


  • 250g lean steak mince (use vegetarian mince if preferred*)
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • ½ tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ small white onion, very finely chopped
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tsps organic butter or coconut oil
  • 4 large portobello mushrooms
  • 30g cheddar cheese, cut into slices (use dairy free cheese if preferred)
  • 1 large beef tomato, sliced
  • 3 tsps low sugar relish sauce (optional)
  • handful fresh spinach leaves, choppedlow-carb-chilli-cheeseburger-recipe

Cooking instructions:

  1. Place the mince in a large bowl and gently pound it with a wooden spoon to break it up into small pieces.
  2. Add the chilli powder, salt, pepper and onion and mix well.
  3. Add the egg and mix for 2-3 minutes with your hands until the mixture is well combined.
  4. Shape the mixture into two patties and place them on a plate.
  5. Melt the butter or oil in a saucepan, remove from heat and brush half of the butter onto both sides of the mushrooms.
  6. Place the mushrooms on a foil lined grill tray.
  7. Place the saucepan over a medium heat.
  8. When the butter or oil starts to bubble, add the burgers.
  9. Cook for 6 minutes then turn over carefully with a slice and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  10. Remove from heat.
  11. Meanwhile, prepare a hot grill.
  12. Place the mushrooms under the grill and reduce heat to medium.
  13. Grill for 5 minutes each side or until soft.
  14. Add the cheese slices to the burgers then place under the grill for several minutes, until the cheese has melted.
  15. Place one mushroom on a plate, top side down.
  16. Add a burger patty, then a slice or two of tomato, followed by half of the relish (if using) and then top with spinach.
  17. Add another mushroom, rounded side up to complete the burger.
  18. Repeat the process again to create the second burger.
  19. Serve with a leafy green salad.

Store any leftover burger patties in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze on same day.


  • 393 Calories
  • 11g Carbs
  • 40g Protein
  • 21g Fat

*Sweet potato fries are additional and will need to be considered into your total energy intake. 

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