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Burger Bowl

  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 burger bowls 1x
  • Category: Dinner/Entree
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American


Burger Bowl – an easy and delicious bowl of yumminess! Comes together quickly and perfect for an easy weeknight dinner! 



Special Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup paleo mayo
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill pickles
  • 1/2 teaspoon pickle juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt (more if you desire after tasting)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut aminos 
  • 1/2 teaspoon rice vinegar

Caramelized Onion:

  • 1 sweet yellow onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Burger Bowls

  • 1 pound Country Natural Butcher Blend Ground Beef
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 24 cups butter lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 24 slices purple onion
  • 4 pieces bacon, cooked and roughly chopped
  • 8 burger pickles
  • (optional) 1 avocado, sliced


Special Sauce:

  1. Combine ingredients in a small mixing bowl; Stir to combine.
  2. Set aside until the remaining ingredients are ready. 


  1. Bring large cast iron skillet to medium-high heat. Add olive oil and move it around so that the entire pan is coated.
  2. Add onions and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Move onions around the pan and bring heat down to medium once onions start to cook down.
  4. Continue cooking onions 15-30 minutes, turning heat down as necessary, until they start to turn golden brown.
  5. Once onions are golden brown, turn off heat and set aside until the rest of the meal is ready.

Burger Bowls:

  1. Bring large cast iron skillet to medium-high heat. Add ground beef, kosher salt, ground black pepper, garlic powder and onion powder.  Stir to combine and continue cooking/stirring until meat is cooke through. Pour off any grease. Taste and adjust any salt/seasoning, as desired. 
  2. Divide the lettuce, tomatoes, purple onion, bacon, pickles and avocado between two bowls.
  3. Then divide the cooked hamburger and caramelized onions between the two bowls. 
  4. Finally, top with as much Special Sauce as you want.


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