BACON CHEESEBURGER CASSEROLE

Serves 6

Carbs per serve: 3g

Ingredients

Beef Layer

  • 1 onion quartered and sliced
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 750 g ground/mince beef
  • 60 g cream cheese full fat
  • 3 slices bacon diced
  • salt/pepper to taste

Cheats Cheese Sauce

  • 3 eggs
  • 125 ml heavy cream
  • 100 g shredded/grated cheese
  • 2 tbsp mustard
  • 2 gherkins/pickles sliced
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • 50 g shredded/grated cheese to sprinkle over

METHOD

Beef Layer

  1. Fry the bacon pieces until cooked then remove and set aside. 
  2. Fry the onion, garlic and beef until thoroughly cooked. Add salt and pepper to taste, stir through the cream cheese. 

  3. Pour the beef layer into the baking dish. Sprinkle the bacon pieces over.

Cheats Cheese Sauce

  1. Mix the eggs, cream, shredded/grated cheese, mustard, salt and pepper together. Pour the cheese sauce over the beef and bacon.

  2. Place slices of gherkins/pickles all over the top then cover with the remanning shredded/grated cheese.

  3. Bake at 180C for 15 minutes until the cheese is golden and crispy. Serve with salad and 1 minute mayonnaise.

Recipe supplied by Ditch the carbs