This simple recipe with burgers, spinach and mushrooms provide high levels of satiety as well as nutrient density.
The burgers provide tons of bioavailable protein along with all the B vitamins, choline, iron, phosphorus and zinc. Leaner options (e.g. lean beef, kangaroo or venison) will be better for rapid fat loss, while higher fat lamb or fattier beef will have a more luxurious taste.
Spinach boosts vitamin A and K1 and folate while the cottage cheese adds some calcium and some extra protein and rounds out the texture profile.
One serve provides 470 calories, 65 g protein, 10 g fat and 4 g of net carbs
The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.
- 200 g ground beef, 95% lean (or lamb, venison, kangaroo), rolled into a burger shape
- 50 g spinach
- 50 g mushrooms, sliced
- 3 tbsp low fat cottage cheese
- Place the greens and mushrooms on a plate.
- Heat a frying pan to medium heat and fry the burgers in their own fat, until cooked to your liking.
- Serve on the salad and mushrooms with a dollop of cottage cheese.
- Add salt to taste and a little bit of sweet chilli or tomato sauce if you like.
- Other yummy sides are a dill pickle and JalapeÃ±o and any choice of extra vegetables.
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