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Keto hamburger patties with creamy tomato sauce and fried cabbage

A delicious burger needs no bun! Enjoy this satisfying patty bare, topped with creamy tomato gravy and a side of sautéed cabbage. Keto satisfaction guaranteed!

Keto hamburger patties with creamy tomato sauce and fried cabbage

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By: Diet Doctor
Posted in: Dinner, Keto
4 servings
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
15 minutes

Ingredients for Hamburger patties:

  • 1½ lbs ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 3 oz. feta cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1¾ oz. fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1⁄6 oz. butter

Ingredients for Gravy:

  • 1¼ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1¾ oz. fresh parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • salt and pepper

Ingredients for Fried green cabbage:

  • 1½ lbs shredded green cabbage
  • 4¼ oz. butter
  • salt and pepper


  1. Mix all the ingredients for the hamburgers and form eight oblong patties.

  2. Fry over medium-high heat in both butter and olive oil for at least 10 minutes or until the patties have turned a nice color.

  3. Pour the tomato paste and the whipping cream into the pan when the patties are almost done. Stir and let the cream boil together.

  4. Sprinkle chopped parsley on top before serving.

Butter-fried green cabbage:

  1. Shred the cabbage with a knife or use a food processor.

  2. Melt butter in a frying pan.

  3. Sauté the shredded cabbage over medium heat for at least 15 minutes or until the cabbage reaches desired color and consistency.

  4. Stir regularly and lower the heat a little towards the end. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Notes


Switch it up! These patties pair well with any sautéed vegetable… What do you love? Onions, mushrooms, spinach, Brussels sprouts, asparagus, green beans…

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Credit: Diet Doctor