cheeseburger salad with big mac sauce recipe
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Cheeseburger Salad with Big Mac Sauce (Low Carb/Keto)

Cheeseburger salad with big mac special sauce made with ground beef, romaine lettuce, chopped tomatoes, pickles, onions, shredded cheese and everything bagel seasoning to resemble a sesame seed bun!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Keto, Low Carb
Keyword: big mac salad, big mac salad keto, big mac sauce, cheeseburger salad
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 399kcal
Author: Jamie Silva



  • 3 tablespoons full fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon white onion minced
  • pinch of salt


  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound ground beef (you can also use ground sirloin, ground chuck, lean ground beef)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • Salt + pepper to taste
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce
  • 2 small tomatoes chopped
  • 1 small red onion sliced
  • Pickle slices
  • Everything Bagel Seasoning from Trader Joe's


  • In a bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, ketchup, vinegar, relish, onion, and salt. Set aside.
  • In a skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic then add the beef. Cook until no longer pink, about 7 minutes. Add cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper and continue to cook until browned, about another 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Divide the romaine lettuce evenly among four bowls. Divide the beef mixture evenly. Add shredded cheese, tomatoes, pickles and onions. Drizzle with big mac sauce. Top with Everything Bagel Seasoning, if using. Serve and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving (2 tbsp sauce) | Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.9g | Protein: 31.7g | Fat: 25.9g | Saturated Fat: 8.4g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 403mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 4.9g | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 5.2mg