Hamburger Lettuce Wraps

These Hamburger Lettuce Wraps are a delicious, low carb way to get your hamburger fix! Instead of a bun, wrap these burgers up in lettuce wraps!

We love low carb twists on dinner recipes like our NAKED SHEET PAN TACOS for taco night or these CHICKEN ZUCCHINI ENCHILADAS!

Hamburger Lettuce Wraps are a low carb dinner recipe

A Low Carb Dinner Recipe For The Whole Family!

Just because we might want to skip the bun doesn’t mean the whole family has to! Our kids certainly don’t need to follow any type of low carb diet, or really any diet as long as we try and keep it fairly healthy.

Low carb recipes like the Hamburger Lettuce Wraps (really a zero carb recipe) are versatile enough, and delicious enough that everyone likes them. Our kids actually love eating these hamburgers wrapped in lettuce, but they can also grab a slider bun and make their own burgers if they wanted to.

Start out by adding a few seasonings to lean ground beef and forming these mini hamburgers that are about 3-4 ounces each.

Hamburger Lettuce Wraps are a grilled mini hamburger recipe

This dill mayonnaise really adds that special flavor to a recipe like these burgers. We use it for topping burgers like in this recipe or on sandwiches. Check out our GARLIC BASIL MAYONNAISE too, it’s another one of our favorites! Another sauce idea for these hamburgers is our popular Awesome Sauce, we literally put that stuff on everything.

All you need is some fresh dill and lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix together and chill for a few minutes to let the flavors to blend and you’re good to go. This flavored mayonnaise can be kept in your refrigerator for up to a week.

Hamburger Lettuce Wraps are topped with a dill mayonnaise

What Kind Of Lettuce Should I Use For This Recipe?

Bibb lettuce was our choice for these hamburger wraps because it’s soft and flexible. There’s also plenty of recipes that use romaine or iceberg lettuce, which add a delicious crunch that I love, but sometimes can break apart when you try and wrap up your food.

So really, it’s up to you what type of lettuce you choose, find whatever looks good to you that day at the store or your local farm stand.

Hamburger Lettuce Wraps are a delicious low carb meal

What Are Some Other Hamburger Toppings?

Onions, tomatoes and the dill mayonnaise were our choices for these low carb hamburgers, but there are SO many hamburger toppings you can add!


Hamburger Lettuce Wraps are a low carb dinner recipe made with beef

You can make this hamburger recipe for a party and have a whole toppings bar! Set out all the different kinds of topping, even buns, and let your friends make their own customized hamburgers.

This way you can please the people looking for a low carb meal and the also the people that aren’t!

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Hamburger Lettuce Wraps are a delicious low carb meal

Hamburger Lettuce Wraps

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Total Time: 13 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

This delicious, low carb hamburger recipe is perfect for lunch, dinner or even snacks!



  • 1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • Fresh black pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill
  • 2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Bibb or Romaine Lettuce
  • Chopped red onions
  • Grape tomatoes, cut in fourths


  1. Mix the mayonnaise, dill and lemon juice in a small bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste and place in the refrigerator to chill.
  2. Season the beef with the salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder.
  3. Form the beef into 8, 3 ounce hamburger patties.
  4. Grill the hamburger patties over medium heat (about 400 degrees) for 3-4 minutes on each side for a medium hamburger. Cook a minute or two longer if you like your burgers medium well, or well done.
  5. Remove the hamburgers to a platter and cover with foil until ready.
  6. Serve the hamburgers on a piece of lettuce with the dill mayonnaise, red onions and tomatoes.

Recipe Notes

These hamburgers are also great served on slider buns!

To prevent the hamburger patties from getting to round on the grill, make an indentation in the center of the meat with your thumb before grilling.

  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stove Top/Grill
  • Cuisine: American

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