Bacon Cheeseburger Kale Salad

This salad is basically a deconstructed cheeseburger with some healthy & fun touches! Your whole family will love Bacon Cheeseburger Kale Salads!

Makes:  4 servings Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 30 mins


– Ground Beef – Garlic Powder – Chili Powder – Salt & Pepper – Baby Kale – Cherry Tomatoes – Red Onion – Crispy Bacon

– Shredded Cheddar – Dill Pickle Slices – Hamburger Bun Croutons (recipe included) – Secret Sauce Dressing (recipe included)

Crouton Ingredients:

– Hamburger Buns – Olive Oil – Salt

Secret Sauce Ingredients:

– Mayonnaise – Ketchup – Yellow mustard – Dill pickle juice

Preheat oven to 350 & toss together cubed hamburger buns, olive oil, & salt in a medium bowl.

Make Croutons

Place bread cubes on a baking sheet & bake for 9-11 mins, until crispy.

Make Croutons

In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, ketchup, yellow mustard, & pickle juice until smooth.

Make Dressing

Add ground beef to large skillet over medium & cook until no longer pink, 7-10 mins. Stir in salt, pepper, chili powder, & garlic powder.

Cook Beef

Add kale to large serving bowl. Top with tomatoes, onion, bacon, cheddar, & pickle slices. Add beef (leaving oil behind) and croutons.

Assemble Salad

Drizzle dressing over the salad.

Add Dressing

Toss the salad and serve in individual bowls.


This Bacon Cheeseburger Salad with Kale is the perfect balance between indulgent & healthy & your whole family will love it!