How to Make a Big Mac Salad

Let’s make a salad! There are many easy salads that you can make at home with very little effort. A simple green salad with some diced tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions is always a healthy and refreshing option. Or, for something a little more filling, try adding some cooked chicken or quinoa to your salad. If you’re looking for a tasty dressing, homemade vinaigrettes are always a good choice. Simply whisk together some olive oil, vinegar, salt, and pepper to taste. You can also add in some dijon mustard or honey for extra flavor. With so many easy salad recipes to choose from, you’ll never get bored!

Big Mac Salad Recipe

One easy salad idea is a Big Mac Salad!

What is a Big Mac?

A Big Mac is a hamburger sold by the international fast-food restaurant chain McDonald’s. The Big Mac includes two beef patties, special sauce, iceberg lettuce, American cheese, pickles, and onions on a sesame seed bun. They sell it in various sizes around the world.

How do you make a Big Mac Salad?

Get started by browning ground beef. You will also need lettuce, diced tomatoes, diced tomatoes, shredded cheddar cheese, pickles, onion, sesame seeds, and Thousand Island dressing.

In a large mixing bowl, combine lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, tomatoes, and ground beef. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Drizzle with thousand island dressing & enjoy.ย 

Big Mac Salad

Big Mac Salad

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Try something new! Make this delicious Big Mac Salad for an easy lunch.


  • 8oz Lettuceย 
  • 1lb Browned Ground Beef
  • 1 Cup Diced Tomatoesย 
  • 1/2 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheeseย 
  • 1/2 Cup Picklesย 
  • 1 Onion (Diced)
  • 1Tbs Sesame Seedsย 
  • Thousand Island Dressing


  1. Prepare ground beef in a skillet on medium heat, stirring to ensure meat cooks evenly.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, tomatoes, & ground beef.
  3. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  4. Drizzle with thousand island dressing & enjoy. 

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 437Total Fat: 28gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 117mgSodium: 493mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 36g

The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.

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