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  3. A lightened up version of a fast food favorite! This Big Mac Salad is packed full of low carb goodness and is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

 

Bic Mac salad in a bowl

 

I have been trying to decrease the amount of carbs I eat every day, but I have a confession to make. I love McDonald’s.

 

There’s just something about that delicious Bic Mac hamburger that just gets to me.

 

A Big Mac salad in a bowl

 

Although I love McDonald’s I try not to eat out very often. I like to save money and I like be in control of what I put into my body.

 

How to Order a Low Carb Bic Mac at McDonald’s

 

When I was following the Keto diet, I found out that you could order a Bic Mac without the bun.

 

Pickles to make a Big Mac Bowl

 

Basically, McDonald’s will put your two hamburger patties in a container with the lettuce and special sauce. 

 

That’s when I decided that I wanted to make my own low carb Big Mac at home! 

 

Big Mac Salad with no dressing

 

How to Make a Chopped Salad

 

I am not a big fan of eating salad with giant pieces of lettuce. There is really no way to eat it and look classy.

 

I guess you could use a knife and fork, but that seems like a lot of work for a salad.

 

Cheese sprinkles on a Big Mac salad

 

That is why I almost always chop up my salads. Making a chopped salad is really pretty simple. Just chop your ingredients up so that they are relatively the same size.

 

Another way to make a chopped salad great is to toss the ingredients with the dressing. That is what I did in this recipe and it makes a huge difference.

 

Chopped romaine lettuce for a Big Mac bowl

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 Pound Ground Beef
  • 1 Teaspoon Season Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Ketchup
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Yellow Mustard
  • 8 Cups Romain Lettuce, chopped
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 Pickle Spears, chopped
  • Thousand Island Dressing

 

How to Make a Big Mac Salad

 

  1. Begin by spraying a frying pan with non-stick cooking spray. Add the ground beef to the pan and break it up with a spatula.Seasoned salt over ground beef
  2. As the meat is cooking, sprinkle it with garlic powder, onion powder, and seasoned salt.Onion Powder over ground beefGarlic Powder over ground beef
  3. When the ground beef is fully cooked, stir in the ketchup and mustard. Set the meat aside.Ketchup for a Big Mac saladMustard for a Big Mac salad
  4. Wash and chop the romaine lettuce, as well as the tomatoes and pickles.Chopped romaine lettuce
  5. Add the lettuce to a large bowl and pour the Thousand Island dressing over the top.Thousand Island dressing and lettuce
  6. Place a lid on the bowl and shake to coat the lettuce with the dressing.A hand over a covered bowl
  7. Add the lettuce to the serving bowls and top with the ground beef mixture, chopped tomatoes, pickles, and shredded cheese. Lettuce in a bowl to make a Big Mac saladA Big Mac salad in a bowlA Big Mac salad with ground beef and tomatoesA Big Mac salad with tomatoes and picklesCheese sprinkles on a Big Mac salad
  8. Drizzle with more dressing, if desired.A Big Mac salad in a bowl

 

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Big Mac Chopped Salad

Big Mac Chopped Salad

Yield: 6 Servings
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

A lightened up version of a fast food favorite! This Big Mac Chopped Salad is packed full of low carb goodness and is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Ground Beef
  • 1 Teaspoon Season Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 Cup Ketchup
  • 1/2 Tablespoon Yellow Mustard
  • 8 Cups Romain Lettuce, chopped
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 Pickle Spears, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Thousand Island Dressing

Instructions

  1. Begin by spraying a frying pan with non-stick cooking spray. Add the ground beef to the pan and break it up with a spatula.
  2. As the meat is cooking, sprinkle it with garlic powder, onion powder, and seasoned salt.
  3. When the ground beef is fully cooked, stir in the ketchup and mustard. Set the meat aside.
  4. Wash and chop the romaine lettuce, as well as the tomatoes and pickles.
  5. Add the lettuce to a large bowl and pour the Thousand island dressing over the top.
  6. Place a lid on the bowl and shake to coat the lettuce with the dressing.
  7. Add the lettuce to the serving bowls and top with ground beef.
  8. Drizzle with more Thousand Island dressing, if desired.6
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 316 Total Fat: 21g Saturated Fat: 6g Trans Fat: 1g Unsaturated Fat: 12g Cholesterol: 73mg Sodium: 1016mg Carbohydrates: 10g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 2g Sugar: 7g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 22g