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Big Mac Salad

This easy Big Mac Salad recipe is a healthier take on the famous fast food cheeseburger! It is made with cooked ground beef, lettuce, mayonnaise-based sauce, and topped with pickles, and cheese.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Big Mac Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 850kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

Big Mac Salad:

  • 1 pound ground beef 85-90% fat
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 small red onion
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 cup tomato diced
  • 1/4 cup pickles sliced

Big Mac Sauce:

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 2 tablespoons sweet relish
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon BBQ sauce
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Garnish:

  • Chopped green onions
  • Sesame seeds

Instructions

Cook beef:

  • Place a large non-stick pan over medium-high, and once hot add the beef. Breaking it with a spoon, cook it for 4-5 minutes, until browned.
  • Add the onion, salt, and pepper and cook for another 4-5 minutes or until the onion is softened. The beef should look browned and slightly crispy.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Big Mac Sauce:
  • Whisk all the ingredients in a medium bowl until combined.

Assemble:

  • Add the lettuce to a large bowl, top with the browned beef, red onion, cheddar cheese, tomato, and pickles.
  • Drizzle the big mac sauce on top and garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.
  • Serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 850kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 134g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Cholesterol: 220mg | Sodium: 2412mg | Potassium: 1341mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 13592IU | Vitamin C: 22mg | Calcium: 365mg | Iron: 7mg