Try this cheeseburger salad for an easy skinny dinner

Here’s a delicious new way to make a well-known old burger salad that your kids will love. You can also add cheese for a yummy, low-calorie dinner.


  • Preparation: 10 minutes
  • Cooking: 12 minutes
  • Total time: 22 minutes
  • Servings: 6


Nutritional values (per serving):

  • Calories: 242
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Saturated fats: 3 g
  • Cholesterol: 54 mg
  • Protein: 25 g
  • Carbohydrates: 20 g
  • Fibers: 5 g
  • Sodium: 407 mg
  • Sugar: 3 g



  • To make the burger crumble:
  • 500 g lean ground beef
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • To make the salad:
  • 24 cups romaine lettuce (4 cups per serving)
  • 3/4 cups reduced-fat cheddar cheese
  • 3 cups tomatoes, chopped



Burger crumble:

  • Add the onions and ground beef in a large non-stick pan. Cook for about 5 minutes over medium-to-high heat until brown. Keep stirring, crumbling the beef in the process. When the beef turns brown, drain the over the sink using a colander.
  • Add the browned beef back to the pan and add the Worcestershire sauce. Season with salt and pepper and mix. Cook over low heat for 5 minutes, stirring repeatedly.

Salad (repeat for each serving):

  • Decorate the serving plate with about 4 cups lettuce. Add 1/2 cup the warm burger crumble. Sprinkle 1/2 cup drained tomatoes on top and finish with 2 tablespoons cheese.
  • You don’t need to make all 6 servings together. You can keep the burger crumble in the fridge and make this incredibly easy to make salad at any time.


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