Cheeseburger Salad

Cheeseburger Salad with cheeseburger salad dressing

One of the fastest salads to prepare on a busy night is this cheeseburger salad.
This makes a fantastic light meal or appetiser and is not heavy to consume.

It’s a cheeseburger salad bowl that is so crisp and refreshing everyone will love it.
If you love cheeseburgers, you’ll definitely love this salad version too!

There’s some good recipe variations for you to try along with a handful of serving suggestions.
This is another one that fits in to the ketogenic and gluten free diets.

Cheeseburger Salad with cheeseburger salad dressing
Yield: Yield: 1 serve

Recipe For Cheeseburger Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes

This cheeseburger salad recipe is the perfect option if you are in a hurry but still want to prepare something delicious to eat.

Create your own crunchy and fresh, low carb cheeseburger salad bowl now.


  • 100g beef mince
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup Iceberg Lettuce, shredded
  • 2 Tbsp grated Cheese
  • 6 Cherry Tomatoes, halved

Cheeseburger salad dressing

  • 1½ Tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp sugar-free Tomato Ketchup
  • ½ tsp Liquid Smoke


  1. Sear beef in a pan over medium heat.
    Break the beef apart as it cooks, until the meat is well browned and no longer pink inside.
    Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. In a bowl, toss lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cheese, and cooked mince.
  3. Stir together ingredients for the cheeseburger salad dressing and drizzle over salad.


Cheeseburger Salad Serving Suggestions

Cheeseburger wrap

Make your salad as per the recipe and roll the whole lot up in your favourite flat-bread.

Make Lettuce wraps

Instead of chopping the lettuce, you can serve all the ingredients with leaves of iceberg or romaine to make a lettuce wrap bar.

Barbecued cheeseburger salad

This salad also makes a fantastic fresh barbecue side-dish by cooking the meat on your hotplate and build your salad in front of all your guests.

Cheeseburger salad main meal

Serve on a large plate for lunch or light dinner with both tasty sausage patties and this lovely potato salad.
These three go very well together.

Cheeseburger Salad Recipe Variations

  1. Add some diced onions and garlic to the mince/ground beef. It adds a ton of yummy flavour to your meat.
  2. You can also add a little bit of mustard to the dressing mix for an extra kick, if you like.

Vegetarian Cheeseburger Salad

  1. Use meaty portobella mushrooms instead of ground beef.
    Dice 1 cup of mushrooms then fry off. They will reduce to about ½ cup.
    Let cool before folding through.
  2. Substitute the cheddar cheese with your favourite plant-based cheese from your supermarket.
  3. In the dressind, substitute the mayonnaise for this avocado hummus.

Cheeseburger pasta salad

  1. Cook ½ cup macaroni elbows to Al dente.
  2. Let cool.
  3. Toss through with the other salad ingredients.

Bacon cheeseburger salad

  1. Dice 1 bacon rasher and quick fry until crunchy.
  2. Let cool.
  3. Toss through with the mince and other salad ingredients.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per ServingCalories 563Total Fat 38gSaturated Fat 12gTrans Fat 1gUnsaturated Fat 23gCholesterol 112mgSodium 777mgCarbohydrates 24gFibre 2gSugar 20gProtein 32g

"These values are automatically calculated and offered for guidance only. Their accuracy is not guaranteed."

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