1 ½ pounds ground beef, turkey or chicken
1 cup fat free cheddar cheese (shredded)
½ cup onion (chopped)
¼ cup turkey bacon bits (optional)
½ teaspoon seasoned salt
½ teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon of your favorite burger seasoning
2 tablespoons beef, vegetable or chicken broth
Combine the bacon, onion, and cheddar cheese in a medium bowl and set aside.
Preheat the grill for medium-high heat. You can also prepare these on the stove top or oven
Mix the ground beef, seasoned salt, and broth. Separate the mixture into six equal portions. To shape the mixture into thin patties, place each between two sheets of waxed paper and onto a parchment-lined cutting board or baking sheet. Use a flat-bottomed plate to press each into a thin patties.
Form a rim at the edges of three of the patties.
Place the bacon/onion/cheese mixture on three rimmed patties. Top these with remaining patties and press the edges together to seal them.
Grill, broil or pan-fry the burgers until cooked (about 4 to 5 minutes per side).Top the burgers with your favorite condiments and serve.
If you have carbs in your meal you can use a bun or English muffin.For a carb free burger wrap with lettuce, use a extreme wellness tortilla, or a portobello mushroom.
Notes: use caution; cheese can be very hot.
You can switch up the flavors in these easily;
For Greek flavor use fat free feta and season with Greek seasoning, top with Greek yogurt and cucumbers.
For Italian flavor use mozzarella and Italian seasoning, top with marinara.
For bbq flavor stuff with ff mozzarella it cheddar and BQ seasoning, top with SF bbq sauce.