This Big Mac Salad recipe is a perfect low-carb option for those who love the classic Big Mac burger. It includes all the flavors of the iconic burger, such as a copycat Big Mac sauce, ground beef, shredded iceberg lettuce, onions, and pickles, but without the carbs from the bun. This recipe is easy to make and healthy, making it an ideal light but filling lunch or dinner option throughout the week.
The homemade Big Mac sauce is a crucial element of this salad, made with mayo, yellow onion, ketchup, yellow mustard, sweet pickle relish, white vinegar, paprika, and salt. It’s easy to prepare and can be stored in the fridge for 4 to 5 days in a sealed container.
To make this salad, you’ll need lean ground beef, salt, pepper, garlic powder, shredded iceberg lettuce, diced onions, shredded cheddar cheese, dill pickles, and sesame seeds. You can also add other toppings such as diced tomatoes or your favorite salad ingredients.
To assemble the salad, cook the ground beef, season it with salt, pepper, and garlic powder, then mix all the ingredients together and drizzle the dressing on top. You can also prepare the elements of this salad in advance to make meal prep easier.
This Big Mac Salad recipe is a hit with the whole family, and it’s easy to see why. It’s low carb, filling, flavorful, and perfect for meal prep.
Big Mac Salad
For The Dressing:
- 1/2 cup mayo
- 1 tbsp finely diced yellow onion
- 2 tbsp ketchup
- 1 tbsp yellow mustard
- 1 tbsp sweet pickle relish
- 1 tsp white vinegar
- 1/4 tsp paprika
- 1/8 tsp kosher salt
For The Salad:
- 1 poud ground beef
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 6 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
- 1/2 cup diced onions
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1/2 cup dill pickles
- Sesame Seeds For Garnish
- In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, onion, ketchup, mustard, sweet pickle relish, white vinegar, paprika, and salt. Whisk together until all is combined.
- In a large non-stick skillet, cook ground beef over medium heat until all the ground beef has cooked. Remove from heat and drain the fat from the ground beef. Mix in salt, pepper, and garlic powder.
- Divide salad between plates, top with ground beef, cheddar cheese, diced onion and pickles. Drizzle salad dressing over salad and top with sesame seeds and enjoy.