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Mini Bun-less Cheeseburger Bites with Thousand Island Dip

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Serves 16 | Prep Time 30 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

Keto friendly goodness.

Ingredients You'll Need

2 pounds ground beef
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
8 ounces cheddar cheese cut into 48 pieces
6 ounces bacon uncured, nitrate free
24 cherry tomatoes halved
2 cups red leaf lettuce chopped
optional: pickles

Thousand Island dip:
1 clove garlic minced
1 cup plain Greek yogurt
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons sugar free ketchup
2 tablespoons chopped dill pickle
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce


Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Combine the first 5 ingredients together in a bowl.
Using about 1 tablespoon of the meat mixture, make 48 mini patties or meatballs.
Place them on a foil lined baking sheets and bake for 15 minutes. Turn oven off and add a slice of cheese to each
burger bite. Place back in oven to melt cheese for 2-3 minutes. Set aside to prepare remaining ingredients.
Cook the bacon in a skillet but remove before crisp. Drain on paper towel and break into 48 pieces.
To assemble burgers on toothpick start with a tomato half, pickle, bacon, lettuce, and cheeseburger.

Pairs Well With

Serving size is 3 burger bites and 1 tablespoon of dip.

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