Since it’s called Five Guys, Burgers and Fries, there is a good chance you’ve not looked at it as an option for the keto diet. Big mistake. With a little of out of the box thinking there are Five Guys low carb options galore!
First off, let’s take a moment to shed a tear for not being able to have the fries at Five Guys. Sometimes when I take my lunch break from work I go get Five Guys carry-out. One of my co-workers gets a large order of fries and that’s it. So I drive all the way back to the office with a bag of delicious smelling fries in my car. And I don’t even reach in and grab one. I admit one time I did grab a fry and chew it up and spit it out the window. Much like a camel. Think any carbs went in my body when I did that?
So how do you eat low carb at Five Guys? It’s very simple. You order a cheeseburger or hotdog and get it in a bowl or wrapped in lettuce.
Bacon double cheeseburger in a bowl
You get any topping you want. I usually go jalapenos, mushrooms and mayo to go along with the bacon and cheese that comes on it. There are actually fresh jalapenos on it. It tastes incredible. Best of all? It’s 2 net carbs! 697 calories and extremely filling. This my go-to keto option when I’m on the go. The burger in the picture has ketchup on it. That’s a no-no. Ketchup is loaded with carbs.
Bunless hot dog in a bowl
You can get mustard, relish and onion and it’s around 7 net carbs and 310 calories. Hold the relish and that knocks it down to 3 net carbs, but I’m a huge fan of relish so I roll with it.
Bunless cheeseburger wrapped in lettuce
Just to switch it up we’re going to get the regular single cheeseburger wrappe din lettuce. We went onions, jalapenos, lettuce and mayo. 7 net carbs and 597 calories. My opinion? Get the freaking bacon!
You can actually hold it and eat it like a regular burger. It’s a little tricky, but it’s doable.
Maybe you had been driving past Five Guys and not thinking of what a heaven it is for keto dieters. Well, now you know. Pull in and grab a massive burger in a bowl or burger wrapped in lettuce. Even more cool is the fact that you can order online or order on the mobile app for iPhone or Android. If you want more nutritional info from Five guys, find it here.
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