Keto Big Mac Salad

Keto Big Mac Salad


If you’re a fan of the iconic Big Mac but want to stick to your keto diet, we’ve got just the recipe for you! Our Keto Big Mac Salad delivers all the delicious flavors of the classic burger in a low-carb, salad form. You’ll enjoy seasoned ground beef, special sauce, cheese, lettuce, and pickles, all in one satisfying bowl. This keto-friendly twist on a fast-food favorite is perfect for lunch or dinner and will keep you on track with your dietary goals.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Difficulty: Easy

Course: Main Course

Cuisine: American

kcal & Ingredients:

  • 350 kcal per serving

For the Keto Big Mac Salad:

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 small onion, finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced dill pickles
  • 1/4 cup sugar-free thousand island dressing

For the Special Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sugar-free ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dill pickle relish
  • 1/2 teaspoon white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef until browned, breaking it into crumbles as it cooks. Drain any excess fat.
  2. Add the finely minced onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper to the skillet with the ground beef. Cook for another 2-3 minutes until the onion is soft and translucent. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together all the ingredients for the special sauce until well combined.
  4. To assemble the Keto Big Mac Salad, divide the chopped iceberg lettuce among four serving bowls.
  5. Top each bowl with an equal portion of the seasoned ground beef.
  6. Sprinkle shredded cheddar cheese over the beef.
  7. Add a few slices of dill pickles on top.
  8. Drizzle the sugar-free thousand island dressing and the special sauce over the salad.
  9. Toss everything together gently to combine.
  10. Serve immediately and enjoy your Keto Big Mac Salad!

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

  • Calories: 350
  • Fat: 27g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Total Carbs: 6g
  • Net Carbs: 4g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Sugar: 1g

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Savor the taste of a Big Mac while staying in ketosis with our Keto Big Mac Salad. It’s a delicious and guilt-free keto-friendly twist on a classic fast-food favorite!


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