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Big Mac Salad

Big Mac Salad

Big Mac salad is a great copycat of a healthy McDonald's option. Low carb and keto dieters rejoice because this salad recipe is perfect for you with net carbs! Meal prep a lunch or light dinner with a authentic Big Mac dressing that taste like the real thing!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American

Ingredients
 

Big Mac Salad

  • 8 ounce ground beef
  • 4.5 ounce shredded lettuce (I used Fresh Express shreds green leaf)
  • 1/2 diced onion
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 ounce hamburger pickles
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine black pepper

Big Mac Sauce

  • 1/4 cup mayo (not Miracle Whip)
  • 1 tablespoon sweet relish or dill relish (see notes)
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon sweetner or sugar (adjust to sweetness)
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Instructions
 

Big Mac Sauce

  • Simply combine all ingredients, mix then cover and refridgerate until ready to use

Big Mac Salad

  • In a hot pan add ground beef and season with salt and pepper until browned and fully cooked
  • In a bowl add lettuce, ground beef, cheese, onion, pickle and then top with sauce. Serve.

Notes

Helpful Recipe Tips

  • Sweet relish or dill relish, to keep it authentic sweet relish is used in the sauce but if you're keto using regular dill relish is the best option.
  • Best ground beef, use the fattiest ground beef you can find. Lean is going to be very dry but of course if you enjoy it, go for it!
  • Make ahead, making the sauce and ground beef are literally the only things that you have to prepare. Make those and set them to the side. Then, when ready to eat simply pull out lettuce, diced onion, shredded cheese then top and eat.
Keyword Big Mac Salad
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