Goat cheese burger with zucchini fries

Elegance is redefined with this savory and tangy burger topped with melty goat cheese. Joining the party, are crispy zucchini fries and a spicy tomato mayo.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: burger, goat cheese
Servings: 4 servings

Ingredients

Spicy tomato mayonnaise

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • salt and pepper

Zucchini fries

  • 1 zucchini
  • 11 ⁄3 cups almond flour
  • oz. grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

Burger

  • 1 oz. butter or olive oil
  • 2 red onions
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • lbs ground beef
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 oz. goat cheese
  • 3 oz. lettuce

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  • Mix all ingredients for the tomato mayo and set aside in the fridge.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut the zucchini length wise and remove the seeds. Divide into rods, about ¼ to ½ inch thick.
  • Crack the eggs in a bowl and whisk to combine.
  • Mix almond flour, parmesan cheese, onion powder, salt and pepper on a plate.
  • Toss the rods in the flour mixture then dip each rod in the eggs to cover. Finish with another coating of flour.
  • Place the fries on the baking sheet and drizzle olive oil on top. Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • In the meantime, prepare the burgers. Start by slicing the onions thinly and sauté in butter until soft on medium heat. Add the vinegar towards the end, give it a stir and reduce until creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste. Set aside until serving.
  • Shape the burger patties and fry or grill them to your liking. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the burgers on beds of lettuce and the onion mixture. Place the goat cheese on top and serve with zucchini fries and spicy tomato mayo.