Forget the bun and dive into a delicious whole food Burger lovingly prepared and served up by you! Embrace eating real food and let your creativity flow as you assemble one of these healthy delights. Your family and friends will be amazed when they are served a tasty, colourful and completely satisfying meal that is so easy to prepare and can be adjusted to suit your own individual tastes and preferences.
Choosing your meat is the key decision and l advise to buy the best quality that you can. I like to use organic, grass fed or free-range options with beef, lamb and chicken my favourite. I usually use mince and add herbs from the garden, egg, coconut flour, onion, stock, grated vegetables, seasoning etc. Alternatively you can use a whole piece of meat such as a breast fillet that is spiced with seasoning such as cinnamon and cumin. If l make up the mince burgers l form the patties and refrigerate for an hour as this helps them to hold together. You can bake the burgers in the oven covered with foil or cook in your fry pan. I generally cover them either way as their is quite a lot of fat splattering about and it can get messy to clean up.
I think a burger is a year round dish as the accompanying vegetables can be altered to include more raw or cooked ones depending on what is in season.
This is an economical, quick and delicious family meal. Eat a rainbow today and enjoy the health benefits of having a whole foods based diet.
A really delicious combination of tasty vegetables with grass fed beef mince cooked over several hours to produce a lovely caramalized appearance and flavour. The combination of spices, red cabbage, sweet potato and brussel sprouts with beef mince produces a hearty and nutritious dish.
1kg grass fed beef mince
2 small onions diced
Spices: I used dried ginger, cumin, cinnamon and turmeric
Seasoning: Pink rock salt and black pepper
Coconut amino sauce (1 tablespoon)
1/4 red cabbage sliced
1 largish orange sweet potato grated
6 brussel sprouts sliced
2 tablespoons coconut oil (add just before cooking in the oven).
1 cup of home made bone broth
Add the spices and seasoning to suit your own personal taste. I used a generous pinch of cinnamon, ginger & turmeric plus 1/2 teaspoon of cumin, 1/2 a teaspoon of pink rock salt & a pinch of black pepper.
Bake uncovered in a 180 degree celsius oven for several hours. Turn with tongs every 30 minutes. The vegetables will slowly break down and caramalize while the amazing flavours develop. I served this on its own and it was a complete meal as it was.
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