These Keto Burger Toppings Will Have You Cheesin' All Summer Long

Grilling season is upon us and what better way to celebrate that than throwing down a big juicy patty and enjoying a burger! Everything from keto waffle buns to banh mi burgers, we’ve compiled a list of not only the best keto burger toppings but also our favorite burger combinations that'll make your tastebuds and waistline happy all summer long!

Step 1: Pick Your Buns

Step 2: Add Cheese

  • Cheddar (1 oz slice): .9g net carbs
  • Feta (1 Tbsp): .4g net carbs
  • American (1 oz slice): 2g net carbs
  • Pepper Jack (1 oz slice): .4g net carbs
  • Goat Cheese (1 oz): 0.2g net carbs
  • Blue cheese (1 oz): .7g net carbs
  • Brie Cheese (1 oz): .1g net carbs
  • Swiss Cheese (1 oz pre-sliced): .3g net carbs
  • Mozzarella (1 oz): .6g net carbs

Step 3: Add Extra Protein:

  • Bacon (per slice): .1g net carbs
  • Canadian Bacon (2 slices): .2g net carbs
  • Fried egg (1 large egg): .5g net carbs
  • Prosciutto (2 slices): 0g net carbs
  • Salami (per slice): .1g net carbs
  • Keto-friendly Chili: (varies based on the recipe)

Step 4: Top With Keto Fruits and Vegetables

  • Mushrooms (1 medium): .3g net carbs
  • Onions: white, purple and yellow (1 Tbsp): .8g net carbs (Get Our Keto-Friendly Pickled Onion Recipe)
  • Shredded Cabbage (1 Tbsp, shredded): .2g net carbs
  • Spinach (1/4 cup): .1g net carbs
  • Dill Pickles (1 spear): .1g net carbs
  • Eggplant (per slice, cooked): 1.6g net carbs
  • Jalapeños (pickled, cooked or raw): .1g net carbs (Get Our Pickled Jalapeño recipe)
  • Green Leaf Lettuce: .4g net carbs per inner slice
  • Roasted Red Peppers (per strip): .4 per strip
  • Tomato (1/8 thin slice): .6g net carbs
  • Avocado (1/4 of fruit): .5 net carbs per slice
  • Carrots (1/4 cup grated): 1.8g net carbs
  • Caramelized Onions (1/4 cup): 4.0g net carbs
  • Olives (1 Tbsp, green, black or purple): <.1g net carbs
  • Sun-Dried Tomatoes (3 slices): 2.6g net carbs
  • Cucumber (Tbsp): .2g net carbs
  • Radish (1 medium radish): .1g net carbs
  • Roasted Garlic (1 tsp): 1.8g net carbs

      Step 5: Drizzle With Keto Condiments or Sauces

      • Mustard (1 tsp): .1g net carb
      • Ketchup (1 tsp): 1.3g net carbs
      • Tzatziki (1 Tbsp): .6g net carbs
      • Guacamole: varies on the recipe
      • Pico De Gallo (1 Tbsp): 1.8g net carbs
      • BBQ Sauce (1 Tbsp): 7g net carbs
      • Coleslaw (1/4 of recipe): 3.75g net carbs (get our keto-friendly coleslaw recipe) 
      • Peanut butter (1 Tbsp): 2g net carb
      • Ranch Dressing (1 Tbsp): .55g net carbs
      • Mayo (1 Tbsp): .1g net carbs
      • Sriracha Mayo (1 Tbsp): 1.1g net carbs (if made with 1 tsp of Sriracha)
      • Garlic Aioli (1 Tbsp): .1g net carbs
      • Chipotle Mayo ( 1 Tbsp): .1g net carbs

      Finish With Herbs/Spices:

      • Cilantro (1 Tbsp): .1g net carbs
      • Parsley (1 Tbsp): .1g net carbs
      • Basil (1 leaf): 0g net carbs
      • Salt (1 Tbsp): 0g net carbs
      • Pepper (1 Tbsp): 0g net carbs

      Our Favorite Burger Combination Options:

      Whether you want to make your burger spicy, sweet, loaded, or stick to the classics, we've got the keto burger topping combination for you. Best part? You don't shave to skip the bun this year. Our Keto Flatbread Bread Mix will give you the bun you remember with just 2 additional ingredients!

      • The Classic:  keto burger bun, cheddar cheese, bacon, red onion, lettuce, tomatoes
      Total Net Carbs: 4.1g net carbs
      Total Net Carbs: 3.9g net carbs
      • Banh Mi Burger: keto burger bun, sriracha mayo, pickled carrots and cucumbers, cilantro, jalapenos
      Total Net Carbs: 4.7g net carbs
      • Make it Spicy Burger: keto burger bun, onions, jalapenos, radish, avocado, pepper jack cheese, cilantro
      Total Net Carbs: 3.6g net carbs
      • Fully Loaded Burger: keto burger bungrilled mushrooms, grilled onions, cheddar cheese, bacon, chives, bbq sauce, ranch 
      Total Net Carbs: 11.15g net carbs (ditch the BBQ sauce for 7g net carbs back or substitute with this keto-friendly option)
      • Greek Burger: keto burger bun, feta, cucumber, tzatziki, roasted red peppers, and chopped olives

      Total Net Carbs: 3.1g net carbs

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