Low-Carb Bacon Burger

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This low-carb bacon burger is absolutely delicious! You can customize it with buns if you prefer, or make it leave it as is! Whip this up with your father this father’s day, recipe brought to us by The Modern Proper.

Low-Carb Bacon Burger


2 lbs ground beef1 lb cooked bacon, divided1 tsp salt½ tsp pepper1 tsp garlic powder ​​1 tsp onion powder1small head purple cabbage, shredded1 1/2 cups guacamole1 head iceberg lettuce, leaves carefully separated to make wraps

Jalapeño Aioli

1 cup mayonnaise1jalapeno, seeded and minced1lime, juiced1clove garlic, roughly chopped¼cup cilantro, minced


Set aside 6 slices of cooked bacon to put on your burgers. Roughly chop the rest of the bacon and place in in a large mixing bowl. Add the beef, salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder and mix until ingredients are thoroughly combined.Form 6 patties (roughly 5.5 oz each)If you are grilling: Heat a gas grill to high. Brush the burgers with the oil. Grill the burgers until golden brown and slightly charred on the first side, about 3 minutes. Flip over the burgers. Cook beef burgers until golden brown and slightly charred on the second side, 4 minutes for medium rare or until cooked to desired degree of doneness. Cook the burgers as for a grill, above. If you are using a grill pan: Heat a grill pan over high heat on top of the stove.While the burgers are cooking, make the jalapeño aioli by adding all ingredients to a blender, food processor or a jar if using an immersion blender. Blend until smooth.Build your burger! Place your burger patty on a large iceberg lettuce leaf, top it with shredded cabbage, guacamole, more bacon, drizzle it with aioli. Carefully wrap the lettuce around it, using a few more leaves as necessary.Enjoy.

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Kyle Best

Kyle Best graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in the Spring of 2020 with a major in Business Management and a minor in Banking and Financial Services. Kyle also grew up in central Kentucky and is starting as a new Loan Officer for Geneva Financial.

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