Bacon Cheeseburger Salad

Bacon cheeseburger salad is a fun and healthy dinner option that the whole family will love. Ground beef is sauteed then tossed with tomatoes, pickled, red onions, romaine lettuce, cheese, bacon, and a tangy dressing to give you a low carb meal like no other.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 725 kcal


  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 white onion
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup barbecue sauce sugar free
  • 1 large head romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup sliced grape tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup sliced red onion
  • 1/2 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup diced dill pickles
  • 1/4 cup sliced dill pickles
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese sliced and diced
  • 8 slices bacon cooked crisp and chopped
  • 1 cup thousand island dressing sugar free
  • 2 teaspoons yellow mustard


  1. Cook beef, onion and garlic over medium heat until no pink remains. Drain any fat.
  2. Add barbecue sauce and simmer 1 minute. Cool slightly.
  3. In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients including beef. Toss and serve.

Recipe Notes

To make your own thousand island dressing combine the following.  Keep in mind you only need a pinch of sweetener.

Nutrition Facts
Bacon Cheeseburger Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 725 Calories from Fat 495
% Daily Value*
Fat 55g85%
Saturated Fat 17g106%
Cholesterol 145mg48%
Sodium 1391mg60%
Potassium 788mg23%
Carbohydrates 17g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 1390IU28%
Vitamin C 8.7mg11%
Calcium 256mg26%
Iron 4.2mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.