Big Mac in a Bowl

  • Author: Jenna
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Big Mac in a Bowl –  all your favorite flavors of Mcdonald’s Big Mac burger combined into a salad. It is loaded with ground beef, tomatoes, pickles, cheese, onions, and topped off with some Light thousand island dressing. Low Carb and Weight Watcher friendly!



  • 1 lb lean ground beef 96% lean 
  • 1 tsp of onion powder
  • 1 tsp of garlic powder
  • 2 or 3 dashes of Worcestershire sauce
  • 8 cups of romaine lettuce
  • 16 pickle slices, no sugar added
  • 4oz  reduced fat cheddar
  • 8 tablespoons red onion, diced
  • 2 roma tomato, diced
  • 8 tablespoons of Lite Thousand Island dressing


  1. In a nonstick skillet cook the ground beef on medium-high heat. When the beef is brown and no longer pink in the middle, drain any extra fat. Add in onion powder, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce. Set aside.
  2. Add 2 cups of chopped romaine lettuce, pickles, tomatoes, onions, cheese, and ground beef to the top of the lettuce. Weigh out 4 oz of ground beef on a food scale. 
  3. Top the salad with 2 tablespoons of Thousand Island dressing.


My WW Personal Points: 9 Click here to see in recipe builder (will have to log in) 

  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Skillet
  • Cuisine: Lunch


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 390
  • Sugar: 7.4g
  • Fat: 20.7
  • Saturated Fat: 7.6g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.4g
  • Fiber: 4.5g
  • Protein: 34.9g