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keto big mac salad with dressing

Big Mac Salad

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 273
Try this cheeseburger salad when you're in the mood for one of the famous fast food burgers. It's easy to assemble this low carb hamburger salad at home.
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Ingredients

Salad:

  • 1 ⅓ pounds ground beef about 600 grams
  • ½ small onion chopped (optional)
  • 4 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • teaspoon thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon ground oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon marjoram
  • teaspoon chili pepper (optional)
  • 12 ounces lettuce greens
  • 2 spears dill pickles diced
  • 3 small tomatoes sliced (optional)
  • ¾ cup cheddar cheese freshly grated
  • 1 small red onion sliced (optional)
  • Salt & Ground Black Pepper to taste
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil for sautéing

Dressing :

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ Cup sour cream
  • teaspoon ground sage
  • teaspoon ground oregano
  • teaspoon dried basil
  • teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
  • low carb sugar substitute (if desired)
  • salt & ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

Dressing:

  • Dilute tomato paste in water and add some sweetener (if desired). Add mayonnaise and sour cream. Season with sage, oregano, basil, salt and black pepper. Mix well and set aside.
  • In a slightly greased skillet, sauté onions until translucent. Add garlic and sauté for a few minutes without burning. Add lean ground meat then season with thyme, oregano and marjoram. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste. Add a little chili pepper for some heat. Thoroughly cook beef. Transfer to a platter lined with paper towel. Set aside.

Assemble Salad:

  • Cover platter with greens. Layer cooked beef, chopped greens - lettuce, tomatoes, red onion, dill pickles and top with cheddar cheese. Drizzle with dressing. Enjoy!

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Notes

Each serving is based on the small salad plate and dressing mixture is about ¾ cup.
The best way to store is in a sealed container with the dressing stored separately. The salad will last about 5 days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Calories: 273 | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 60mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 3.3mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 2mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 2 g | % Carbs: 2.9 % | % Protein: 27.8 % | % Fat: 69.2 % | SmartPoints: 8
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