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4th of July Bun-less Cheeseburgers
with watermelon

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Celebrate 4th of July with this classic American dish, just without the bun! Enjoy with your favorite paleo condiments and toppings and of course, summery watermelon on the side.
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Ingredients

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4
4th of July Bun-less Cheeseburgers:
  • Red onions - 1, 1/4 cup diced, rest sliced
  • Ground beef - 1 1/2 lbs
  • Honey - 2 tsp
  • Garlic powder - 2 tsp
  • Salt - 1 tsp
  • Bragg's / Coconut aminos - 1 Tbsp
  • Beefsteak tomatoes - 1 to 2, for burger toppings
  • Green lettuce - 1 small head, for burger toppings
  • Watermelon (small) - 1, sliced
  • Mustard - for serving

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Prep

  1. Onions - Dice / Slice thinly for topping
  2. Burger - Using hands, mix together ground meat, diced onions, garlic powder, honey, salt, and Bragg's. Form into 1" (2.5 cm) thick patties. Form into four 1" (2.5 cm) thick patties, and make a depression in the center with your thumb.

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Make

  1. Brush patties with some cooking oil and salt and pepper. Heat up grill or grill pan over high heat. Grill burgers for about 7 minutes for medium-rare, turning once. (10 minutes for medium; 12 to 15 minutes for well-done)
  2. Prep burger toppings and sides - tomatoes, lettuce, and watermelon.
  3. Enjoy burger patty with desired toppings and condiments and slices of watermelon!

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7 reviews

Very delicious! I made them as sliders on Hawaiian rolls. Would definitely make again! Tasted just like meatloaf!

By: Julia
Posted: Oct 25, 2018
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Hubby and I enjoyed these yesterday - the burgers were really flavorful - I did form them into patties and put them in the fridge for a couple hours before cooking (inside in a frying pan).

By: Tami
Posted: Jun 29, 2015
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Amazing burgers. Lots of flavor. My husband calls them mini meat loaves.

By: Michelle
Posted: Jun 07, 2015
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

These were great and the watermelon on the side was a great match. We will prepare this again!

By: Kelli
Posted: Apr 14, 2015
Diet: Original
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Make sure you really mix up the meat well... mine had salty pockets. It was so cold it hurt my hands and I was a bit lazy!

By: Marabeth
Posted: Sep 03, 2014
Diet: Original
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So flavorful and delicious! I've never made a successful burger before and this was a total home run for my two girls and husband.

By: Carson
Posted: Feb 02, 2014
Diet: Original
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