Egg-Plant Bun Teriaki Burgers

02 February 2015

Burgers are always the hardest thing to stay away from right? Well not to need to cut these out at all. Simply switch up a few key ingredients and you have yourself an ultra yummy, perfectly healthy burger. Hope you love this recipe!

Serving Size: 4-6

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Patty Ingredients

6 grass fed 100% pure beef burger patties

Himalayan rock salt and black pepper to taste

Melted coconut oil to grease baking tray

Eggplant Bun Ingredients

1 large eggplant thickly sliced in rounds

Olive oil

Salt to taste

Salad Ingredients

4 tomatoes – finely chopped

1 red onion – finely chopped

1/2 cup crumbled feta

3 tsp. dried oregano

2 tsp. dried thyme

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

2 tbsp. olive oil

2 tsp. Himalayan salt

Teriyaki Marinade Ingredients

½ cup soy sauce/tamari

½ chili – finely chopped and seeds removed

2 tsp. xylitol

1 tsp. psyllium husk or corn flour to thicken

1 tbsp. milk of choice

1 tsp. ground ginger

1 tsp. olive oil


Step 1:

Preheat oven to 180⁰C

Lightly grease 2 baking trays with melted coconut oil

Step 2:

Prepare marinade

Place all ingredients for Teriyaki marinade except thickener into small cooking pot

Bring to boil

Remove from heat and stir in thickener

Place back on heat and allow to thicken– add more corn flour/psyllium husk if thicker consistency is required. Alternatively, if too thick, add a little water

Remove from heat and allow to stand

Step 3:

Brush teriyaki marinade over burger patties coating each patty thoroughly

Place in oven and bake for approximately 10 mins

When almost cooked, change oven to grill mode and grill for another 5-7 mins

Remove from heat

Step 4:

While burgers are cooking prepare Salad:

Combine all salad ingredients in large bowl

Add olive oil, herbs and seasoning and toss thoroughly

Step 5:

Lightly grease baking sheet

Place eggplant rounds on baking sheet and baste with olive oil

Season as desired

Grill in oven for approximately 10 mins

Step 6:

Plate up eggplant slices on individual serving dishes and place a tbsp. of salad, a burger patty, and another eggplant slice on top, on each plate

Top with Tahini Mayo and serve with a side of sweet potato wedges

Serving Suggestion

Serve with TAHINI MAYO and a side of SWEET POTATO FRIES

Dig in and Enjoy!

Yours in Health Always,



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