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Friday, 19 June 2020

Goat Cheese Burger with courgette/ zucchini fries

If you’re already living the LCHF lifestyle, you will know that courgettes (zucchini) are low in carbs, just 2g. carb per 100g, and they are probably high up on your must buy shopping (or growing) list. They may not pack the nutritional punch of other green vegetables (broccoli, kale etc.) but they do contain significant levels of potassium to control blood pressure and vitamin C to boost your immune system... and yes, they are great to use as fries in this recipe suggestion below.

Enjoy a savoury and tangy burger topped with melty goat cheese. Serve with some crispy zucchini (courgette) fries and a spicy tomato mayo. Just 10g carbs per serving … could be nice for the weekend … or any day! 

Serves Four 
Spicy tomato mayonnaise
1 cup (225ml) mayonnaise
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 pinch cayenne pepper
salt and pepper
Zucchini (Courgette) Fries
1 zucchini (courgette)
11⁄3 cups (175g) almond flour
5½ oz. (150g) grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp salt
½ tsp pepper
2 eggs
3 tbsp olive oil
1 oz. (30g) butter or olive oil
2 red onions
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
1½ lbs (650g) ground beef
salt and pepper
4 oz. (110g)
goat cheese
3 oz. (75g) lettuce
You can make oven baked fries from a variety of vegetables that are low in carbs - for example green asparagus or green beans. Remember, it’s always fun to play with your vegetables!
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All the best Jan


Lisabella Russo said...

That looks good with a substitution of a veggie burger of some kind for me. I love zucchini, I'm glad to learn they're so healthy!

Anne (cornucopia) said...

This looks delicious, although I don't know if I'd like Goat Cheese. I've never tried it.

Tom said...

...this looks great!

Elephant's Child said...

I had never thought about zucchini fries. Thank you.

Christine said...

Looks delicious, the zucchini fries are a great low carb touch.

Jeanie said...

I love goat cheese. That would be so good!

Valerie-Jael said...

Sounds good! Valerie

Margaret D said...

Certainly does look nice.

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I'd love to have a plate of zucchini fries. It sounds so good.

baili said...

Zucchini is hubby's most favorite dear Jan

I love it now unlike past when mom grew at home

I could have never thought of fries of zucchini though
Thank you for sharing impressive recipe once again

mamasmercantile said...

The meal looks amazing. I must admit I have never thought about making them into fries. What a great idea. Have a wonderful weekend.

Thickethouse.wordpress said...

This does look good! Especially the zucchini fries...I'm getting some zucchini in our market order this morning.

JFM/Jan said...

This looks delicious!!!
Thank you Jan ☕

Marco Luijken said...

That looks very tasty. So delicious.
You have made this so well.

Greetings, Marco

DVArtist said...

This looks really good.

happyone said...

mmmm doesn't that look good.

Lorrie said...

This does look delicious and perfect for a warm summer evening.

Debbie said...

YuM!! this may be the perfect summer meal!! i adore zucchini fries!!

Creations By Cindy said...

This looks very tasty. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

♥ Łucja-Maria ♥ said...


carol l mckenna said...

Love a good burger ~ yummy recipe ^_^

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Martha said...

So delicious! I'd really enjoy this.