You know when you go to McDonalds and order a Big Mac, the burger itself isn’t all that good. What makes that burger so good is the sauce. Well, here we go, we can make an identical Big Mac sauce and add to a salad, hence, Big Mac Salad. This will remind you of eating a Big Mac. In fact, you can add this sauce to your bun-less burger and enjoy a Big Mac while still following a Keto lifestyle.
Ingredients (4 servings):
- 3/4 cup mayo
- 2tbs dill pickle relish
- 1tbs mustard
- 1/2tsp paprika
- 1/2tsp garlic powder
- 1/2tsp onion powder
- 1lb 85-90% ground beef
- Salt/pepper to taste
- 1/2 cup diced sweet onions
- 6 cups Romaine lettuce (or shredded)
- 1/2 cup sliced red onion
- 1 cup shredded natural cheddar cheese
- 1 cup diced tomato
- 1/4 cup dill pickles sliced
Prepare your Big Mac sauce ahead of time so it can chill in the fridge for a few hours. Add all of your sauce ingredients into a bowl and mix well. Cover and place in fridge.
For your salad, chop your wash and chop your lettuce. Put lettuce in salad spinner to dry your lettuce. Then, dice your onions, pickles and tomato, set aside.
Brown your ground beef stove-top. Add salt and pepper to taste. You shouldn’t need other seasonings as your Big Mac sauce should be the star of the show. Feel free to use ground chicken if you prefer.
Build your salad. Add your lettuce, onions, pickles, tomato, grated cheese and top with the Big Mac sauce. Toss your salad to get it all coated with the sauce and enjoy!