Burger on a Salad Four Ways
Ingredients icon 8 Ingredients
Servings icon Makes 4 servings.
Time icon 25 to 30 minutes


  • 4 cooked (leftover) beef Burgers (3 ounces each)

  • 2 cups chopped unpeeled English cucumber

  • 2 cups chopped Romaine lettuce

  • 2 cups chopped tomatoes

  • 1/2 cup diced red onion

  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat Greek dressing, divided

  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped Kalamata olives


  1. Place Burgers on microwave-safe plate. Cover; microwave on HIGH 1-1/2 to 2 minutes until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 165°F. Let stand 1 minute.

  2. Combine cucumber, lettuce, tomatoes and onion in large bowl. Toss with 1/4 cup dressing.

  3. Divide lettuce mixture evenly onto four plates. Top with burgers. Drizzle evenly with remaining 1/4 cup dressing or serve on the side, as desired. Garnish with cheese and olives.

    American Variation:
    Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting 1 cup chopped avocado for cucumber, reduced-fat Thousand Island dressing for Greek dressing, reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese for feta and chopped dill pickles for olives.

    Asian Variation:
    Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting thinly sliced Napa cabbage for lettuce, 1 cup diced red bell pepper and 1 cup sugar snap peas for tomatoes, reduced-fat Asian dressing for Greek dressing, chow mein noodles for feta and chopped dry roasted peanuts for olives.

    Mexican Variation:
    Prepare recipe as directed above, substituting 1/2 cup corn kernels and 1/2 cup chopped mango for cucumber, salsa or reduced-fat Mexican dressing for Greek dressing, shredded reduced-fat pepper Jack cheese for feta and chopped cilantro or green onion for olives.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition information per serving, Greek Variation: 305 calories; 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat); 84 mg cholesterol; 484 mg sodium; 14 g carbohydrate; 2.3 g fiber; 29 g protein; 7.4 mg niacin; 0.5 mg vitamin B6; 2.4 mcg vitamin B12; 3.5 mg iron; 19.8 mcg selenium; 6.6 mg zinc; 93.3 mg choline.

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