Keto Copycat In N’ Out Burger

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Keto Copycat In N’ Out Burger

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:07
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1 lb. ground beef

Salt and pepper

4 slices American cheese


1/3 cup mayo

1 Tbsp. sugar free ketchup

1 tsp. mustard

2 Tbsp. diced pickles

1-2 tsp. pickle juice

1/2 tsp. salt

1/2 tsp. paprika

1/2 tsp garlic powder


Iceberg lettuce “buns”

Sliced tomato


Yellow onion

Start by preparing the sauce. In a small bowl combine the mayo, sugar free ketchup, 1 tsp of mustard, diced pickles, pickle juice, and spices. Mix together and test taste. Flavors do meld better together over time so feel free to adjust.

To prep the hamburger patties, measure out 2 oz. of meat per patty and roll into a meatball. Repeat so you have 10 total meatballs. Season the tops with sea salt and cracked black pepper.

Preheat your cast iron/ griddle to a high heat. Add a little oil to the pan if necessary. Place two meatballs onto the griddle or pan, use a wide spatula and press down. I like to use a potato masher to help me press and smash the burgers as flat as possible. Baste the top (optional) in mustard before flipping. Work quickly. As the edges appear to brown, flip them. Place one piece of American cheese on one burger patty and stack the second patty over it.

To assemble the patty I start with a bottom piece of lettuce (my bun). add the slice onion, the double stacked burger patty, tomato, pickles, and the sauce.