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Bacon Cheeseburger Salad Recipe

Bacon Cheeseburger Salad Recipe

Think kids don't eat salad? Try this one and see what happens! Cooked ground beef is mixed with ketchup and mustard, then placed on lettuce and served with all their favorite burger toppings. Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 hamburger buns, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
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  • 3/4 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 4 slices process American cheese, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 8 dill pickle slices

Directions

  • 1. For croutons, place bun cubes on a baking sheet. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with garlic salt; toss to coat. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown, turning once.
  • 2. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Add the ketchup, mustard and pepper; heat through.
  • 3. Divide lettuce among four dinner plates; top each with tomatoes, meat mixture, cheese and bacon. Garnish with croutons and pickles. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 salad equals 463 calories, 21 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 79 mg cholesterol, 1,765 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 34 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.