Bring the Beef Without the Carbs with a Cheeseburger Salad

February 12, 2019

Cheeseburger Salad

On a diet but craving a burger? Sate that craving with this beefy salad.

Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Janet Nichols

Ingredients

  • 12 oz 90% lean ground sirloin
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • cooking spray
  • 1 large red onion peeled and cut horizontally into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 pkg romaine lettuce hearts chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups tomato chopped
  • 3 oz 2% reduced-fat cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1/3 cup canola mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup unsalted ketchup
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 1/2 oz reduced-fat kettle-cooked potato chips

Instructions

  1. Shape beef into 2 (1-inch-thick) patties; sprinkle with pepper and salt. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add patties; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side.

  2. Add onion to pan; cook 5 to 6 minutes on each side; separate into rings. Cut burgers into bite-sized pieces. Divide romaine, burgers, onion, tomato, and cheese among 4 bowls.

  3. Combine mayonnaise, ketchup, and 2 tablespoons water in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk; drizzle evenly over salads. Lightly crush potato chips with your hands; sprinkle evenly over salads.

 

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