Cheesy Burger Bombs

Every now and then a recipe comes along that blows my mind. These Cheesy Burger Bombs are not only Low Carb, Lean and Green Recipes, they're so delicious that everyone who eats them wants more and more!
What I also love about them is that they use up the zucchini that seems to be everywhere right now and help get more flavorful veggies in as well.
Mixing together the beef and the cheese with the robust flavor of Flavor Quake Steak Seasoning is the key to success. The result is a ooey, gooey, cheesy burger wrapped in a flavorful and delicious veggie cup that is as beautiful as it is tasty.
Cooking them in the air fryer makes it super fast and cleanup a breeze.
Ready? Here we go! 
Give this one a try, I PROMISE you won't be disappointed!


Cheesy Burger Bombs

  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time:   15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes

Servings: 4


  • 1 1/2 pounds 97% lean ground beef or turkey

  • 1 T Stacey Hawkins Flavor Quake Steak Seasoning

  • 1/2 C shredded cheese of your choice, divided (use lowfat if on Optavia)

  • 4 zucchini "cups" made from round zucchinis cut in half, or a large zucchini chunk (3" by 4" thick) and hollowed out, leaving 1/2" of flesh in the bottom of the cup.


  1. Combine the beef, Flavor Quake Steak Seasoning and 1/2 of the cheese in a bowl using your hands.

  2. Divide into 4 equal portions and form into loose balls.*

  3. Place one ball of meat mixture into each zucchini cup.

  4. Place in the air fryer** and cook for 15 minutes at 350.

  5. Open the air fryer and sprinkle burger bombs with remaining cheese. Cook for 1 additional minute until cheese is melted,

  6. Remove from the air fryer, and plate with your favorite additional greens and burger condiments if desired. (Be sure to count them correctly if on Optavia!)

    Serving Size is 1 Burger Bomb and is 1 Lean, 1 Green and 2 Condiment servings.

    * Don't pack the meat too tightly as it will take longer to cook. Plus, you get a more crisp outer texture from the burger this way.

    ** If you don't have an air fryer, you can cook these in a casserole dish in a 350 degree oven for 20-25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Optavia Counts Per Serving

1 - Lean

0 - Leaner

0 - Leanest

1 - Green

2 - Condiments

0 - Healthy Fat

Weight Watchers Points
Per Serving

NA Weight Watchers Points

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Nutritional Data Information:

This website is written and produced for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and the nutritional data on this site has not been evaluated or approved by a nutritionist or the Food and Drug Administration. Nutritional information is offered as a courtesy and should not be construed as a guaran- tee. The data is calculated through an online nutritional calculator, Very Well Fit. Although I do my best to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures should be considered estimates only. Varying factors such as product types or brands purchased, natural fluctuations in fresh produce, and the way ingredients are processed change the effective nutritional information in any given recipe. Furthermore, different online calculators provide different results depending on their own nutrition fact sources and algorithms. To obtain the most accurate nutritional information in a given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe, using your preferred nutrition calculator.