Perfect Paleo Burger – The Paleo Kitchen

I don’t honestly know what I am more excited about.  This is the first post on the BRAND NEW WEBSITE and I get to share a recipe with you from our brand new book The Paleo Kitchen (I allow you to go buy it now and then read the rest of this).  That’s right, PaleOMG and I wrote a book together for almost a year and it is finally ready.  I am actually getting teary eyed writing this post.  Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would ever know how to cook, never mind publish an amazing cookbook.  I can honestly say we poured every ounce of work, love, passion, sweat and any other mechanisms you can think of into this book.  Every page that gets turned has a story has a memory for us and we get to share that with you.  I am thinking of buying a baby carrier to always have my first ever book with me.  Would you laugh at me?  I hope you would because I am going to do it anyways and we can laugh together.

The Paleo Kitchen

This burger recipe is just one of over 120 brand new recipes in the book and we picked it to share, well honestly because it makes us want to eat the screen.  I am hoping that is carries the same effect with you so you get to have the euphoric taste bud experience we are intending on. The book is over 340 pages and has everything you need to know from shopping lists, to tips of making cooking easier and even tear out guides to hang on your fridge to keep you on track.  There may be some pictures of me shoving cookies in my face on the pages too, so have a nice laugh.  I figured out what I was more excited about, since I just kept talking about the book.  I actually have a favor to ask of you to support me and possibly be included in The Paleo Kitchen 2.  Leave a comment on this post letting us know what your favorite recipes are you would like a Paleo version of, and also what you think of my shiny new website.  I love the feedback and will continue to make it better for you.  I look forward to reading your responses.  Don’t forget to get the book here and start cooking. Oh I suppose I can show you the cover too, here you go:

The Paleo Kitchen

 

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Perfect Paleo Burger - The Paleo Kitchen
 
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Serves: 3
Ingredients
For the burgers:
For the shoestring parsnip fries:
Garnish with:
  • sliced red onions
  • ¾ cup (180 mL) Avocado Mousse
  • romaine hearts
  • shoestring parsnip fries (from above)
Instructions
  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mix together all of the ingredients for the burgers without overworking the meat.
  2. Divide meat into 3 equal portions and form into ½-inch (12-mm)-thick patties. Use your thumb to make an indentation in the center of each burger. Set aside.
  3. Using a spiral slicer or julienne slicer, cut the parsnips into strings.
  4. Preheat a grill to medium-high heat, and preheat a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  5. Once grill is hot, place the burgers on the grill and close the lid. Cook 6 minutes.
  6. While the burgers are cooking, add the coconut oil to the saucepan. Test the oil by placing one parsnip shoestring in the oil to ensure the oil bubbles. Add the parsnips to the oil and cook for 1 to 2 minutes until golden brown. When the parsnips finish cooking, place them on a paper towel−lined plate to drain.
  7. Flip the burgers and cook for 2 to 3 minutes for medium-rare, or until desired doneness. Remove the burgers from grill and let rest for 5 to 7 minutes.
  8. To assemble the burgers, place each on a bed of lettuce and top with sliced red onions, ¼ cup (60 mL) avocado mousse, and parsnip fries.

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63 Comments

  1. I am Cajun, and my comfort foods are nowhere near paleo. I love muffalatas and etouffee and dirty rice (which is pretty good with cauliflower rice), but the one I miss most is chicken and sausage gumbo. I have tried to adapt different recipes for it with disastrous results. I would love to see a paleo version of a good chicken and sausage gumbo.

  2. What?.. No bacon? Ha ha. This looks fabulous. Patiently awaiting the new cookbook. And the new look looks good!

  3. Can’t wait to try out this new awesome looking burger!! And a book! Congrats! I can hardly wait to get my hands on all the new and exciting recipes in it! And I love the new website look.
    Thanks for all you do!!

  4. Before I went gluten free and then paleo, I used to make apple dumplings with a can of crescent rolls which were wrapped around apple pieces and baked in a butter and sugar mixture. I miss those…

    P.S. I can’t wait to get my copy of the paleo kitchen in the mail!!

  5. Great website! I saved the recipe. I’m on a big gut healing journey – SIBO. I am saving the new recipes for when I can someday try them. Wish me well! See you at the end!

  6. I like the new website! It’s easy to navigate and find what I’m looking for. Thanks for all the great recipes, George!

  7. Burger looks great George!! And, congrats on the book. Look forward to receiving it! Oh, something I’d like to see….some crockpot breakfast recipes. Keep up the great work and congrats again!

  8. Love the site, love the burger….but all I kept thinking is what is Avacado Mousse …. I don’t see that recipe but it looks delicious. In the book, right? :D Great job and best of luck!

  9. This recipe looks amazing and I am going to make it today!

    You said you wanted suggestions and on of my favorite things ever is a Rueben sandwich. I have been looking for months to find a good Paleo bread recipe that isn’t sweet, and doesn’t require a bread maker. If you could help me with my quest for the perfect Paleo Rueben that would be terrific.

  10. This burger looks amazing, George! The website looks great. Navigation is easy. Looking forward to the book release.

  11. Love the new looks! Congratulations on the new look and new book! That burger looks delicious, too! Will be making that in the near future!

  12. Love the new look. Super fast to load all those great pics and handy thumbnails that I use to navigate with! Easy to navigate too. I love that you share your fab recipes as well as the other tasty things from the rest of the paleo community out there. So much to share! Just keep on keepin on with the good stuff, George.

  13. I’m so happy you have a book. I bought it immediately because I love your ebook Caveman Feast. In there everything has a picture and you have a table of contents so I just find a recipe and click on it and it takes me there. So many ebooks don’t have a table of contents or the the click links. Plus I love your recipes in there. I admit I’m hung up on the crock pot chuck roast with the slits in it to stuff bacon and garlic. The whole thing melts in your mouth! So I am sure your new book will be great because your pictures have been great and the thought you put into the recipes and the layout. Way to go George! I also love your enthusiasm.

  14. Oh, yowza that sounds delicious! Gotta agree with Diane re: lack of bacon though haha. Think i’ll try it Slaters-style and add ground bacon to the patty :). Great new website! So clean…

  15. I enjoyed reading your bio….major kudos for what you have been able to accomplish and also for turning your focus from your own self to the self of others. I do think the top of the page is a bit to Flintstone-ish for me….but this is just me. Thanks for being so generous with sharing so many of your recipes gratis. Your new book looks very interesting…but a little too expensive for me.
    Keep up the good work…and keep spreading the good word.

  16. Hey George!
    Congrats on the new website and new book! The burger recipe looks delicious…gotta try it!

  17. Love the look of the new site, and how it reacts on my iPad. There isn’t excessive loading and reloading while it matches the mobile device. Everything looks very clean and crisp! And all your recipes have transferred over!! Yay!!

    Looking forward to trying this. I’ve got the ingredients for grocery shopping this week.

    Thanks for all you do for us!

  18. George, like the other commenters, I’m surprised there is no bacon. Thought I could cook it in bacon grease, but every time I try that on the grill, it just drips through the grates. Will try it this weekend!! Your book is pre-ordered. I’m looking forward to trying that stack of pancakes shown on the cover. Keep up the good work, Sir. And thank you for your years of service.

  19. I agree! This sounds amazing!! I cannot wait to make it! However I am shocked it is missing the bacon!!! Lol

  20. Maybe this is weird, but I just had to have surgery and have so been craving banana pudding with Nilla wafers, so…Paleo Nilla wafers pretty please? Cannot wait for your new cookbook! Your enthusiasm is contagious!

  21. I CANNOT wait for my book! I preordered forever ago and am so excited! I first heard about “paleo” about a year ago and your website and Juli’s were the first two I came across, they are still my favorites! Thank you!!

  22. George CONGRATS!!!! YOU are tooooo cute. Love the website and LOVE ALL your recipes and yes, I’m excited for you too ;-)

  23. What?!! No bacon on or in the burger? That looks amazing, really. Just had to tease you on the bacon ;) I think I would make one w/o the avo and parsnips, and add sauteed MMMmushrooms.
    I love the new header with the buff caveman and the choice of lettering. Also want to say that you are doing a good thing sharing yourself and this information with the world. I watched the video where you jumped on that monster tractor tire… Hell yeah, super caveman! You ROCK!!!

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