Big Mac Salad


This Big Mac salad is a way to get the taste of a Big Mac with the healthfulness of a salad. Switch out with other favorite toppings if you like.

Big Mac Salad
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins



  • 1 head lettuce, torn

  • 1 large tomato, sliced

  • 1 large onion, sliced

  • ½ cup dill pickle slices


  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

  • ½ round loaf sourdough bread, cubed


  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ¼ cup pickle juice

  • 1 teaspoon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon ketchup

  • 1 teaspoon grill seasoning


  • 1 pound ground beef

  • 1 teaspoon grill seasoning

  • 2 cups shredded American cheese


  1. Combine lettuce, tomato, onion, and pickle slices in a large bowl for salad. Set aside

  2. Heat butter in a large skillet and toss bread cubes in until lightly browned, 2 to 3 minutes.

  3. Combine olive oil, pickle juice, mustard, ketchup, and grill seasoning in a lidded jar for dressing. Close and shake until well combined. Set aside.

  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season ground beef with grill seasoning and add to the hot skillet. Cook and stir until browned and crumbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain and discard grease. Add cheese and stir into the beef until melted.

  5. Toss salad with the dressing just before serving. Put salad on plates and top with ground beef mixture and croutons.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

762 Calories
55g Fat
30g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 762
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 55g 70%
Saturated Fat 26g 131%
Cholesterol 143mg 48%
Sodium 2235mg 97%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Protein 37g
Potassium 645mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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