Paleo Burgers with Balsamic Onions and Avocado


1 ½ lbs. ground beef (makes six ¼ lb. burgers)

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon garlic powder

2 Tbsp coconut oil

2 small onions, thinly sliced

2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

1 beef steak tomato, sliced into 6 thick slices

1 cup shredded green leaf lettuce

3 avocados



1. Heat a medium skillet to medium-high heat.

2. Add 1 Tbsp of coconut oil and once melted, add in thinly sliced onions. Sauté until lightly caramelized, stirring occasionally (about 10-15 minutes).

3. Add in balsamic vinegar. Sauté for another 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Set aside.

4. Form the ground beef into six ¼ lb. burgers.

5. Lightly season both sides with salt, pepper, and garlic powder.

6. Heat a large skillet to medium-high heat. Add in 1 Tbsp of coconut oil. Place the burgers in the skillet and sauté each side for 3-5 minutes (depending on your desired doneness).

7. Remove from the skillet and let rest for 1 minute.

8. Place 1 large slice of beef steak tomato on a plate, top with a pile of shredded lettuce, then the burger, 2 Tbsp of the balsamic caramelized onions, and top with sliced avocado. Serve with gluten-free mustard.

9. Grab your utensils, a napkin or two, and enjoy!


Serves 6

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