This cheeseburger salad is a deconstructed cheeseburger in a bowl (minus the bun)! It's made with beef, cheese, tomatoes, pickles, onions, and lettuce. And the dressing is Thousand Island Dressing, which actually uses many of the same ingredients as a classic burger sauce!
About This Recipe
This recipe has all the flavors of a cheeseburger in salad form. It even uses Thousand Island Dressing, which is similar in flavor to a classic burger sauce! Every bite tastes like a cheeseburger; and the creaminess from the dressing takes it to the next level.
This salad is especially tasty if you make it with a leftover burger patty: you can crumble the burger and add it to the salad.
Top this salad with your favorite pickles, cheese, tomatoes and onions just like you would your burger! It's a versatile salad that's tasty with just about any toppings and would work with most dressings too.
Cheeseburger Salad Ingredients
Here's what you'll need to make this recipe. The full recipe and ingredient list can be found at the bottom of the page.
- Ground beef
- Olive oil
- Cherry tomatoes
- Cheddar cheese
- Sliced pickles
- Red onion
- Thousand Island Dressing
How to Make Cheeseburger Salad
Here's how to make this recipe in 2 simple steps:
- Cook the beef: heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and crumble the beef until browned, about 7-10 minutes. The beef should be cooked through and no longer pink in the middle. Drain any excess grease and set aside to cool.
- Assemble salad: add all of the salad ingredients to a large bowl. Drizzle Thousand Island Dressing on top and toss to mix. Enjoy!
Here are 3 more of our popular 'deconstructed' salads that are tasty meals in the form of a salad:
If you make this recipe, be sure to leave a comment & rating at the bottom of this page!