California Burger Bowl
These California Burger Bowls are simple to make and full of flavor.
We eat this burger bowl almost every week and don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. After the first bite, we knew that this recipe was a GAME CHANGER. It tasted exactly like a juicy cheeseburger patty, topped with avocado and sweet potato fries.
This gem ditches the bun and replaces it with sweet potatoes, making it whole30 approved. The best part? You and your family can enjoy 4 DIFFERENT meals using the leftovers (ideas listed below).
If you and your family love cheeseburgers as much as we do, this California Burger Bowl is for you. It’s a quick and easy way to incorporate all your macros into one meal you and your family will love!
Short on time?
For busy nights, chop your sweet potatoes ahead of time or simply microwave or bake them in a foil pack. Another easy option is to swap out the sweet potatoes and grab a pack of Cascadian Farm’s Organic Hash Browns from the freezer section.
Recipe Variations and Simple Swaps
Even if you’re not a fan of spinach, this is a recipe you don’t want to miss. Because the spinach is slightly wilted before serving, it gives this burger bowl a tasty twist on a traditional salad. You can also substitute spinach with butterhead lettuce, but do not wilt before serving.
You can easily swap out the turkey for lean ground beef (check out FfL’s recipe for Sloppy Joes), grilled steak or use alternatives such as tofu, beans, or scrambled eggs in place of meat for a vegetarian option.
A Few Creative Ways to Reuse your Leftovers
- BBQ Turkey Pita Pizza: Toast pita on low for 1 minute. Remove from toaster, spread BBQ sauce on and top with mozzarella cheese, leftover turkey and sweet potatoes. Toast on low for an additional 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
- BBQ Turkey Burger Bowl: Mix turkey with BBQ sauce. Put together Turkey Burger Bowl as instructed above.
- Turkey Tacos: Use leftover cooked turkey to prepare tacos in hard or soft shell tortillas. Top with salsa, cilantro, avocado and hot sauce. Serve with a side of beans.
- Stuffed Peppers: Use your leftover meat to throw together stuffed peppers. Partially bake your hallowed out bell peppers. While your peppers are baking combine some farro (or whole grain rice), beans, sauce and chopped onions in a bowl. Remove partially baked peppers from oven and stuff mixture into peppers. Bake until peppers are tender and serve.
Did you make this recipe?
If you make these California burger Bowls, we would love to hear how they turned out! Leave a comment below sharing what your family thought of them. We love hearing from you and your ideas inspire us all! Don’t forget to tag @fullforlifegal on Instagram so we can admire your masterpiece! 🌟
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