Cheeseburger Salad

Cheeseburger Salad

3fat
1protein
1dairy
2vegetable
2condiment

If you are thinking, "why would I ever want to eat a burger salad?", we promise this recipe will change your mind.

icon1 bowl
icon15 minutes
Salads
Diabetic Friendly
Ingredients
1 serving
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  • Lean ground beef or turkey, cooked
    4 ounce
  • Kosher salt
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Black pepper
    1 pinch
  • Vegan or regular mayonnaise
    2 teaspoon
  • Dijon mustard
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Relish
    1/2 tablespoon
  • Ketchup
    1 tablespoon
  • Shredded romaine
    2 cup
  • Red onion, sliced into rings
    1/4 onion
  • Cheddar cheese (optional)
    1 oz
  • Grape tomatoes
    3 ounces
  • Avocado, cubed
    1/4 avocado
Directions
  • 1
    Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet. Add ground beef, salt, and pepper. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until browned, breaking up the meat into bite-sized pieces while stirring. Set aside to cool until just warm (otherwise the salad greens will wilt).
  • 2
    Make the dressing: whisk together mayonnaise, mustard, relish, and ketchup.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, toss together romaine, onion, cheese, tomatoes, and avocado. Add the dressing and toss to coat.
  • 4
    Serve the dressed salad on a plate and top with 4 oz of meat and 1 oz shredded cheese (optional).