BBQ Bacon Burger Bowl + More Lower-Carb Burger Recipes

Sep 18 2018
Looking for a fast & easy way to get a burger fix, without the excess carby calories? Inspired by bacon-topped BBQ burgers, this protein-packed bowl is here for your chewing pleasure...

Hungry Girl's Healthy BBQ Bacon Burger Bowl Recipe

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Entire recipe: 279 calories, 8g total fat (3g sat fat), 583mg sodium, 23.5g carbs, 4g fiber, 14.5g sugars, 29g protein

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 6*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 6*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 6*

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes


3 cups shredded lettuce

1 slice center-cut bacon or turkey bacon

4 oz. raw extra-lean ground beef (4% fat or less)

1/3 cup chopped onion

2 tbsp. BBQ sauce with 45 calories or less per 2 tbsp. serving

1/3 cup chopped tomato

Seasonings: garlic powder, onion powder

Optional toppings: hamburger dill pickle chips, ketchup, yellow mustard


Place lettuce in a large bowl.

Cook bacon until crispy, either in a skillet over medium heat or on a microwave-safe plate in the microwave. (See package for cook time.)

Bring a skillet sprayed with nonstick spray to medium-high heat. Add beef, onion, and 1/4 tsp. each garlic powder and onion powder. Cook and crumble for about 5 minutes, until beef is fully cooked and onion has softened.

Remove skillet from heat. Stir in 1 tbsp. BBQ sauce.

Add beef mixture to the large bowl. Drizzle with remaining 1 tbsp. BBQ sauce, and top with tomato.

Chop or crumble bacon, and sprinkle over the bowl.


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