Libby Wilson


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Burger Bowl - Ultimate Weeknight Dinner

Burger Bowls - Ready in Under 30 minutes or Do An Easy & Fun Burger Bar

A Burger Bowl is such a great option for a busy weeknight and these bowls of goodness come together quickly and pack so much flavor!

Caramelized Onion

  • 1 sweet yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼  teaspoon salt
  • ¼  teaspoon ground black pepper


Burger Bowls

  • 1lb Country Natural Beef Butcher's Blend Ground Beef
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼  teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 2-4 cups butter lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2-4 slices purple onion
  • 4 pieces bacon, cooked and roughly chopped
  • 8 burger pickles
  • 1 avocado, sliced


Step 1 - Mix your special sauce ingredients together

  • ½ cup paleo mayo
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped dill pickles
  • ½ teaspoon pickle juice
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon coconut aminos
  • ½ teaspoon rice vinegar

Set aside until the remaining ingredients are ready

Step 2 - Caramelize your onions

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

Step 3 - Cook your beef with the seasoning

  • 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 cooked through
    • Pour off any grease
    • Taste and adjust any salt/seasoning as desired

Step 4 - Put all your burger bowl ingredients into a bowl

  • Divide lettuce, tomatoes, purple onion, bacon, pickles and avocado between two bowls
  • Divide the cooked hamburger and caramelized onions between the two bowls
  • Finally, top with as much Special Sauce as you want


Recipe made in partnership with The Wooden Skillet