Very Low-Carb Hamburger Bun!

By Avera

Are you low carb and your family isn't? This recipe makes it easy for you to all enjoy burger night- this recipe is for one person and can be made in just a few minutes!

Very Low-Carb Hamburger Bun!
  • 2 tablespoons of melted butter

  • 1/2 pinch salt

  • 1 extra large egg

  • 4 tablespoons flax seed meal (can be bought at health food stores)

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a microwave safe bowl or container.

  2. Put the bowl/container in the microwave and nuke for 1 minute or until center is set.

  3. It will billow up in the bowl.

  4. Leave it in the bowl for another minute then turn it out on a cooling rack and let it cool.

  5. Once it has cooled take a long bread knife and slice the bun in half and make your hamburger as usual.

Nutritional Facts

Calories 439
Calories from Fat 365
Total Fat 41g
Saturated Fat 17g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Polyunsaturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 306mg
Sodium 512mg
Potassium 312mg
Total Carbohydrate 9g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugars 1g
Protein 12.7g

dinner bread flaxseed

2 replies

Anonymous 2011-08-30 16:10:27 -0500 Report

439 calories for a bun! 40 grams of fat, 306 mg of cholesterol, more than 500 mg of sodium? You hit almost every co-morbidity that goes with diabetes and went over the top. You trying to kill us off?