In need of a quick and light dinner during the week? I always have some type of ground meat in my freezer (beef, chicken, turkey), so turning them into grilled burgers and serving it over a salad is one of my go-to quick weeknight dinners! I have included a couple variations, but most of the time I just throw together whatever fresh vegetables I have in house into the salad! It is also a great way to mix up a leftover burger for lunch the next day.
Greek: chopped romaine lettuce or mixed greens, peeled & sliced cucumber, chopped tomato, diced red onion, crumbled feta cheese, drizzled with bottled greek dressing or homemade tzatziki sauce
Asian: shredded cabbage and kale, diced red pepper, chopped cucumber, chopped sugar snap peas, slivered almonds or peanuts, drizzled with bottled asian dressing (or homemade with mashed garlic, soy sauce, rice vinegar, olive oil, sesame oil)
Mexican: chopped romaine lettuce, corn kernels, black beans, diced avocado, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped tomatoes, mix salsa and light ranch together for the dressing
American: Chopped romaine lettuce, chopped tomatoes, diced red onion, shredded cheddar cheese, chopped dill pickles, reduced fat thousand island or honey mustard dressing
Adapted from Beef It’s Whats for Dinner Recipe Collection