Big Mac Salad (low carb)

All of the classic Big Mac ingredients and flavors fill this delicious salad, but with no bun there's no guilt! This low carb Big Mac Salad will become a dinner staple!

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword big mac salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 311 kcal


  • non stick spray or 1/2 tsp oil
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 large white onion, cut in half
  • 8 cups chopped lettuce
  • 24 dill pickle slices, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 ounce cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 TBS Big Mac Sauce , see recipe link below


  1. Make the big mac sauce and place it in the fridge to meld while cooking everything else. The recipe can be found HERE.
  2. In a medium skillet, add oil or nonstick spray, then add the lean ground beef and 1/2 the chopped onion. Mix and cook until crumbled and cooked through, about 6-8 minutes. Drain the fat/grease, set aside.

  3. While the ground beef is cooking, prep the vegetables: Chop the lettuce, onions, dill pickles, and tomatoes. Have the cheese ready as well.

  4. Using a large bowl, add lettuce, tomatoes, remaining chopped onion, pickles, cheese, cooked beef, and drizzle the copycat Big Mac Sauce over the top! Toss and enjoy!

Recipe Notes