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Burger Bowl – Here at Clean Cuisine, we love eating a plant-forward diet, and what better way to incorporate more plants than with a Burger Bowl?! All of the delicious flavors of a burger, but with extra veggies all combined together in one easy-to-make bowl. What more could you ask for?

In this recipe, we ditched the bun, making this recipe gluten, grain, dairy, and nut-free! Although this recipe may be lacking top allergens, it mostly definitely is NOT lacking flavor! Ready to learn more? Keep reading!

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Burger Bowl

Like mentioned above, this Burger Bowl Recipe is not only full of flavor, it is also incredibly simple and easy to whip up! And the best part is that while we provide a recipe for guidance, you really can customize this dish based on your preferences. It really is as simple as a disassembled burger. Simply pick your favorite burger toppings, place them on top of a bed of lettuce, and drizzle with our delicious tomato-mayo sauce! That’s it!

And while we have nothing against grains, this Burger Bowl is an excellent way to pack in more veggies since the base of this recipe is vegetables, making the meat a secondary ingredient. Click here to learn why vegetables are so healthy!

Customize Your Bowl

Follow our recipe below, or completely switch it up with your own toppings and measurements! Want some burger ideas to disassemble? Try some of these:

Healthy Turkey Burgers: This Recipe is made with minced shiitake mushrooms and is tastier and considerably more moist than a plain turkey burger. Click here for The Recipe!

Lamb Burgers: This Recipe is both gluten free and dairy free and loaded with nutrients. Try our lamb burgers with homemade tabouleh. Click here for The Recipe!

Black Bean Burger: This Recipe is both delicious and satisfying. NOTHING like the store-bought burgers in frozen section. Will be a new favorite! Click here for The Recipe!

What is Plant-Forward?

Like we talked about earlier, here at Clean Cuisine, we consider ourselves to eat a plant-forward diet. So what does plant-forward mean to us? Well, to begin, it definitely does not mean we are vegan. No, we actually believe there can be many benefits to meat when sourced, and prepared properly. Click here to learn what the best meat is!

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Plant-forward to us means that we eat mostly plants, and incorporate them as the main component in most of our meals.

When it comes to clean food, it’s also important to remember plant foods are lowest on the food chain and therefore contain considerably fewer toxins than animal foods. Unrefined plant foods are also the only source of anti-inflammatory, anti-aging phytonutrients, which play a key role in the health benefits obtained from eating Clean Cuisine.

Phytonutrients are substances that protect the plant and fortify it against illness, but they also offer invaluable disease protection and anti-inflammatory benefits to YOU, the plant-eater. Phytonutrients act in a myriad of health-promoting ways. Many phytonutrients are sources of natural anti-aging antioxidants and others act as powerful inflammation extinguishers. Some phytonutrients enhance immune function and promote healing. Others stimulate enzymes that detoxify cancer-causing carcinogens.

In a nutshell, the more phytonutrients you can manage to get into your diet, the better! And the only way possible to get more phytonutrients is to eat more plants and less animal foods. There’s just no way around it. Thus, Clean Cuisine places a heavy emphasis on plant-based nutrition.

Click here to learn more about our eating philosophy!

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We know that life can get busy, and cooking can be time consuming. This Burger Bowl Recipe takes only 20 minutes from start to finish, and is easy to double, or even triple to enjoy as leftovers throughout the week.

Ready for the full recipe? Let’s get into it!


Burger Bowl

Here at Clean Cuisine, we love eating a plant-forward diet, and what better way to incorporate more plants than with a Burger Bowl?!

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x


Burger Bowl

  • 4 ounces butter lettuce
  • 1 pound organic ground turkey *see notes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • Himalayan pink salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup pickle chips
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup kalamata olives, pitted
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Avocado oil, to drizzle in skillet

Tomato-Mayo Sauce


  1. Begin by heating a skillet on medium heat with enough avocado oil to cover the bottom of the skillet. 
  2. Place ground turkey in skillet, and add garlic powder, onion powder, and Himalayan pink salt to taste.
  3. Saute until turkey is browned and well done. Set aside. 
  4. Divide lettuce into 2 medium-sized dinner bowls. 
  5. Wash and slice grape tomatoes, red onion, and avocado. 
  6. Evenly divide grape tomatoes, pickles, red onion, kalamata olives, avocado, and cooked ground turkey among both bowls. 
  7. Mix together mayonnaise and ketchup, and drizzle both bowls with sauce.
  8. Serve immediately, and enjoy! 

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*Grilling out? This recipe makes it easy to grab a burger fresh off the grill, and incorporate it into this recipe! Simply slice into bite-sized pieces, and place in your bowl!

© 2024 clean cuisine Recipe by:

Madison Suttles

Madison is passionate about health, fitness, and Jesus. She has lived with autoimmune symptoms nearly her entire life, but was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in 2016. She shares her experience with Crohn's and living on a modified Specific Carbohydrate Diet as a resource to others on their health journeys.

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