Beef Burgers with Paprika Mayo, Caramelized Onions & Kale Crisps.

  • 2 cloves
    garlic
  • 1 bunch
    kale
  • 1 ½ lb
    lean ground beef
  • 4
    whole grain buns or rolls
  • 2 medium
    yellow onions
  •  
    black pepper
  •  
    extra virgin olive oil
  •  
    mayonnaise
  •  
    paprika
  •  
    salt
  •  
    virgin coconut oil
  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 350°F and place the rack in the center position. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper (optional).
  • 2
    Wash and dry the kale. Cut out and discard the stems; tear the leaves into large pieces and transfer to a large bowl.
    1 bunch kale
  • 3
    Drizzle the kale with olive oil and season with salt and pepper; toss with your hands until thoroughly coated with the oil. Transfer the kale to the sheet pan and arrange in a single layer.
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    ½ tsp salt
    ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 4
    Place the kale in the oven and bake until it is crisp and lightly browned around the edges, 15 to 20 minutes. Once done, remove from the oven.
  • 5
    Preheat a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • 6
    While the skillet heats up, in a medium bowl, combine and mix together the ground beef, salt, and pepper. Form the mixture into 4 equal-sized patties and place on a plate.
    1 ½ lb lean ground beef
    1 tsp salt
    ½ tsp black pepper
  • 7
    Once the skillet is hot, add coconut oil and swirl to coat the bottom.
    1 tbsp virgin coconut oil
  • 8
    Carefully place the burger patties in the skillet and cook until desired doneness, 2 to 5 minutes per side. Once done, transfer to a plate.
  • 9
    Trim off and discard the ends of the onions and remove the outer layer; halve the onions lengthwise, then thinly slice crosswise into half-rounds.
    2 medium yellow onions
  • 10
    Once the burger patties have been transferred, add the onion to the skillet; cook, stirring frequently, until golden brown and softened, 4 to 6 minutes.
  • 11
    Trim off and discard the root ends of the garlic; peel and mince or press the garlic.
    2 cloves garlic
  • 12
    In a small bowl, combine and mix together the garlic, mayonnaise, and paprika.
    4 tbsp mayonnaise
    1 tsp paprika
  • 13
    Halve the buns. Toast in a toaster if desired.
    4 whole grain buns or rolls
  • 14
    Top the bun bottoms with the mayo spread, cooked patties, and caramelized onions. Complete with the bun tops.
  • 15
    To serve, divide the burgers and kale crisps between dishes. Enjoy!