Big Mac Salad

This is a great dinner recipe, and if you keep the meat and dressing separate, makes a great take along lunch. I have also just made the dressing and used it on regular (bunless) burgers. You can also crumble up leftover hamburger patties to make this.

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Ingredients:

Salad

  • 1 lb Ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 8 oz Romaine lettuce (or iceberg if desired)
  • 1 cup Tomatoes (chopped)
  • 3/4 cup Cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1/2 cup Pickles (diced)

Dressing

  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp Pickles (diced)
  • 2 tsp Mustard
  • 1 tsp White vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Sweetener

**Optional**

  • Bacon
  • Avocado
  • Mushrooms

Instructions:

  • Brown ground beef…drain if necessary
  • Meanwhile, mix all the dressing ingredients in a blender. If dressing is too thick thin out with water or oil and blend again. Adjust sweetener to taste. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • Combine the remaining salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Add the ground beef.
  • Add in any other “burger” topping you might like. (Bacon, avocado)
  • Toss with dressing.

Similar recipes are everywhere, but I found this one on wholesomeyum.com

 

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