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Loaded Bunless Burger

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loaded bunless burger

Loaded Bunless Burger For A Healthier Cookout Option.

A delicious and nutritious way to still participate in a cook-out, but without the gluten, dairy and artificial ingredients. Trust me when I say you won’t even miss the bun as you dive into this delicious burger. Loaded with fresh veggies and power greens, it satiates the tastebuds and satisfies the belly. 

I’ve created this recipe to be FODMAP friendly for those of us who have issues with garlic and onions—common with burgers—but there is absolutely no sacrifice on taste. Bubbies Fermented Sauerkraut* (no garlic) replaces the pickles and provides gut-healthy, gut-healing benefits and Fody’s low FODMAP ketchup replaces regular ol’ ketchup. 

If you are interested in learning more about FODMAP intolerance or are struggling with digestive issues, bloating and gas, please check out the Monash University website, the leaders behind all of the research. 

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time10 min
  • Total Time20 min
  • Serving Size4


For the burger

  • 1 pound grass-fed beef
  • Salt & pepper to taste

For the veggie load

  • 1 ripe organic tomato
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 bunch scallions - tops only
  • 1 cup Bubbies Fermented Sauerkraut
  • 4 cups loosely packed Power Greens (may substitute with just spinach, baby kale or arugula.)
  • Olive or avocado oil
  • Low FODMAP ketchup
  • Mustard



Heat grill or griddle until hot. 


Cut grass fed beef into quarters and shape into four skinny patties. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. 


While grill/griddle is heating up, chop tomato, avocado and scallions. Place in a bowl and set aside. 


Slightly oil  grill/griddle when it’s hot. 


Grill/griddle burger 3-4 minutes on each side or until middle is just pink. (These are thinner burgers so they will cook fast.)  


Prep four plates by putting one cup of greens on top. Drizzle with oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. 


Remove each burger from the grill/griddle and place on top of the greens. Top with ketchup and mustard  1/4 cup of Bubbies Fermented Sauerkraut and tomato mixture. 


Grab your fork and knife and dive in!

You can find Power Greens in the produce section of your local market.

Bubbies can be found at many local markets and Whole Foods. Amazon as well. 

Fod’y ketchup can be found at HyVee along with several other  FODMAP friendly items. 

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I’m Lorri — The Nomadic Health Coach! I’m an Institute for Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, aspiring author, nomad and widow of a three-time cancer hero. I learned how to Live Well during my 10+ years as a caregiver to my late husband Klink, and want to share healthy living advice and tips so you can live a more sustainable and happy life.

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