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The Cheeseburger Salad You'll Want On Repeat

Ingredients

  • Cheeseburger Salad
  • 1 red onion, diced, divided
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • ½ cup finely sliced dill pickle (or pickle relish)
  • 1 Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 8 cups chopped lettuce
  • 2 plum tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

  • Special Sauce
  • ½ cup mayo
  • 2 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey (or 2 tsp natural sugar)
  • 2 tsp sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • pinch of salt
  • a grind of black pepper

Instructions

  • Cheeseburger Salad
  • In a skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef (~ 10-15 minutes)
  • Add half the chopped onion, ketchup, dill pickle, mustard, and mix well
  • Arrange the chopped lettuce on a large serving platter, spoon beef mixture over the lettuce, and drizzle with Special Sauce
  • Top the salad with the additional diced onion, plum tomatoes, shredded cheese, and croutons

  • Special Sauce
  • In a small bowl, add the honey and vinegar.
  • Warm in the microwave for 10-15 seconds to dissolve
  • In a small bowl, combine the dissolved honey/vinegar mix, along with all of the ingredients; stir well.
  • Place dressing in a covered container and refrigerate for several hours, stirring occasionally, allowing the flavors blend.