Big Mac Salad with Homemade Thousand Island Dressing by Sammy Montgoms

9
Point(s)
Total Time
35 min
Prep
30 min
Cook
5 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Moderate

Ingredients

Olive oil

1 Tbsp

Uncooked 94% lean ground turkey

4 oz

Garlic powder

¼ tsp

Table salt

¼ tsp

Black pepper

tsp

Plain fat free Greek yogurt

½ cup(s)

Sweet pickle relish

1 Tbsp

Ketchup

2 Tbsp

Uncooked onion(s)

2 Tbsp, chopped, white variety, finely chopped

Garlic clove

1 clove(s), finely chopped

Mustard

1 tsp, yellow variety

Pickle juice

1 tsp

White wine vinegar

1 tsp

Table salt

¼ tsp

Paprika

¼ tsp

Romaine lettuce

5 cup(s), chopped

Sweet pickle(s)

½ cup(s), chopped

Uncooked onion(s)

½ cup(s), chopped, white variety

50% reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese

½ cup(s), shredded, shredded

Fresh tomato(es)

½ cup(s), chopped

Sesame seeds

1 tsp, toasted, for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Grab a medium sized pan, get it on the stove to a medium setting and add your oil.
  2. Once heated, add your ground turkey and begin to brown for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Once browned, add the garlic powder, salt, and pepper and cook until there is no signs of pink remaining then set aside.
  4. Assemble your dressing. Combine dressing ingredients in a small bowl (yogurt through paprika) and mix well. If the dressing appears to be too thick add a teaspoon at a time of water to thin slightly.
  5. Begin to assemble your salad: start with the romaine lettuce as the base, ground turkey, pickles, onions, cheese, tomatoes, dressing and then finish off with toasted sesame seeds.
  6. Serving size: 1/2 of salad