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Cheeseburger Salad

My family loves this Cheeseburger Salad. All of our favorite burger toppings layered onto a delicious, hearty salad.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 644kcal
Author: Lauren Allen


For the salad:

  • 5-6 cups mixed greens lettuce
  • 1 -2 tomatoes , sliced (or cherry tomatoes)
  • 1/2 small onion , sliced
  • 1 avocado , peeled and sliced
  • 2 dill pickles , sliced
  • 4 hamburger patties (*see note)
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese , plus more shredded for topping, if desired

For the dressing:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise (or use half mayo and half greek yogurt)
  • 2 Tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2-3 Tablespoons ketchup , to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 2-3 teaspoons barbecue sauce , to taste


  • Combine the dressing ingredients in a bowl and refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Season the hamburger patties with salt and pepper on both sides. Grill to desired doneness. 
  • Place a slice of cheese on top of each to melt. 
  • Divide lettuce among 4 serving bowls. 
  • Chop each cheeseburger into bite-size pieces and place on the salads. 
  • Top with tomato, onion, avocado and pickles. 
  • Add desired amount of dressing and toss to combine.


*You could also use 1 pound of ground beef. Divide it into 4 or 5 parts and form each into a patti. Season well with salt and pepper.


Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 55g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 634mg | Potassium: 707mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 980IU | Vitamin C: 17.6mg | Calcium: 227mg | Iron: 3.1mg