Naked Burger with Creamed Spinach and Marinated Roma Tomatoes

If you don’t want all the bread a hamburger bun dishes out, try out a naked burger. This burger is packed full of flavor and will not disappoint!

Naked Burger

Lulu Lively’s Naked Burger with Creamed Spinach and Marinated Roma Tomatoes

Ingredients for the Patty:

  • 1LB Grass Fed Organic Ground Beef
  • 1/2 TB Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 ts Pink Himalayan Salt
  • 1/4 ts Fresh Ground Black Peppercorns
  • 1/4 ts Cayenne Powder
  • 1/2 ts Paprika
  • Optional: 1 TB Fig Butter (for some sweetness) or 1 TB Fire Roasted Habanero Sauce (for a kick)
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 TB Grass Fed Butter (if cooking in a pan)

Instructions for Patty:

  1. Put ground beef in a bowl.
  2. Add in all dry ingredients and incorporate using your hand.
  3. Fold in fig butter or roasted habanero sauce and egg white and incorporate.
  4. Make into 2-3 hamburger patties.
  5. Using your thumb, press down a slight indent in the center of the patty. This will help with an even cooking.
  6. Grill patty on medium for 5-6 minutes a side for medium or until done to your likeness.
  7. If you don’t have a grill, melt 1TB butter in a pan over medium heat and cook 6 minutes a side or until done to your likeness.

Ingredients for Creamed Spinach:

  • 1 bag organic spinach (washed and patted dry)
  • 1/4 ts Pink Himalayan Salt
  • 1/4 ts Fresh Ground Black Peppercorns
  • 2 Garlic Cloves Minced
  • 2 TB Grass Fed Butter
  • 1 TB Almond Milk/Heavy Cream

Instructions for Creamed Spinach:

  1. Set large pan on medium heat.
  2. Melt butter in pan.
  3. Add minced garlic to pan and cook for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  4. Add in 1 bag spinach and cook down.
  5. Add salt and pepper.
  6. Once spinach is wilted, add in milk and stir with rubber spatula.
  7. Take off heat.

Ingredients for Marinated Roma Tomatoes:

  • 1 Roma Tomato Washed
  • Pink Himalayan Salt
  • Fresh Ground Peppercorns
  • 1 TB Red Wine Vinegar

Instructions for Marinated Roma Tomatoes:

  1. Slice Roma tomato long ways and lay flat on cutting board.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to you liking.
  3. Drizzle red wine vinegar over slices.
  4. Let sit while patty and spinach are cooking.

Assembly of Naked Burger:

  1. Place cooked patty on plate.
  2. Lay 2 slices of marinated Roma Tomatoes on top of patty.
  3. Next, spoon on half of cooked spinach.
  4. Optional: Sprinkle with 2 TB of Feta Cheese.
  5. Optional: Serve with a cubed watermelon and avocado salad (simply cube up watermelon and avocado, combine with a little feta cheese and sprinkle with salt and pepper)
  6. Enjoy!

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**Note: this recipe makes 2-3 servings and takes 10 minutes prep and 12 minutes to cook.

This recipe is part of Week 1 Meal Plan and the Eat Healthy Feel Good Challenge.

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