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Chaffle Big Mac Recipe

If you’re following a keto diet and missing the flavors of a classic Big Mac, this Chaffle Big Mac recipe is your perfect solution. Imagine enjoying the iconic taste of a Big Mac, but in a keto-friendly, chaffle form! This recipe brings together the delicious elements of a Big Mac — savory beef, melty cheese, tangy pickles, and special sauce — sandwiched between crispy chaffles. It’s perfect for a satisfying lunch or dinner that won’t derail your diet. Get ready to indulge in a low-carb version of a fast-food favorite that’s sure to become a regular on your meal plan.

Chaffle Big Mac

This Chaffle Big Mac is a keto-friendly twist on the classic burger, perfect for a low-carb lifestyle.

Ingredients

  • Chaffles:
    • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
    • 1 egg
    • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Big Mac Filling:
    • 1/2 pound ground beef
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 2 slices cheddar cheese
    • 2 tablespoons sugar-free Thousand Island dressing
    • 1/4 cup shredded lettuce
    • 2-3 pickle slices

Instructions

  1. Prepare the Chaffles:
    1. Preheat your waffle maker.
    2. In a bowl, mix the shredded mozzarella, egg, baking powder, and garlic powder until well combined.
    3. Pour half of the mixture into the preheated waffle maker and cook until crispy, about 3-4 minutes. Repeat with the remaining mixture to make two chaffles.
  2. Cook the Beef Patties:
    1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook the ground beef until browned. Season with salt and pepper.
    2. Divide the cooked beef into two portions and shape into patties.
    3. Top each patty with a slice of cheddar cheese and let it melt.
  3. Assemble the Chaffle Big Mac:
    1. Spread one tablespoon of sugar-free Thousand Island dressing on each chaffle.
    2. Place one beef patty on one chaffle.
    3. Top with shredded lettuce, pickle slices, and the second beef patty.
    4. Cover with the second chaffle to form a sandwich.
  4. Serve and Enjoy:
    1. Serve the Chaffle Big Mac immediately while hot and enjoy your keto-friendly meal!

Breakdown of Ingredients and Average Carb Content

Let’s break down the carb content:

  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese: 1g per 1 cup
  • Egg: Less than 1g per egg
  • Baking Powder: Less than 1g per 1/2 teaspoon
  • Garlic Powder: Less than 1g per 1/2 teaspoon
  • Ground Beef: 0g (varies by brand)
  • Cheddar Cheese: Less than 1g per slice
  • Sugar-Free Thousand Island Dressing: 2g per tablespoon (varies by brand)
  • Shredded Lettuce: Less than 1g per 1/4 cup
  • Pickle Slices: 1g per 3 slices

Total carbs for the recipe: Approximately 6g (varies based on the amount of each ingredient used and specific brands).

A Keto Big Mac Delight

Who says you can’t enjoy a Big Mac on a keto diet? This Chaffle Big Mac not only keeps the carbs low but also packs all the flavors you love from the classic burger. It’s a testament to how you can transform your favorite fast-food indulgences into healthy, keto-friendly meals. Give this recipe a try and savor the deliciousness without any guilt. Happy cooking!

Credit: econgineerator

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