A lightened-up version of the fast food favorite, the ultimate burger: The Big Mac. Two lean beef patties topped with cheese and sandwiched between a sesame seed bun, complete with all the fixin's, this burger will satisfy your fast food craving in a healthy way. With all homemade ingredients, you can control what goes into this burger, without compromising the flavor.
Course dinner, main course
Keyword beef burger, big mac
Prep Time 10 minutesminutes
Cook Time 10 minutesminutes
griddle or frying pan
1lb96/4 extra lean ground beef
4hamburger bunswith seeds, preferred
6slicesAmerican cheeseI use Velveeta
2tablespoonswhite vinegaror apple cider vinegar
Combine the ground beef, dehydrated onion, and Worcestershire in a bowl.
Divide into 8 burger patties, 2 ounces each (each serving will get 2 patties). Flatten them as much as possible in order to fit the hamburger buns.
Slice each hamburger bun into thirds.
Cook the patties for about 3 minutes per side, flipping once.
Top each patty with 3/4 slice of cheese. Each serving (2 patties) will get 1 1/2 slices of cheese.
Dice the white onion and toss with the vinegar in a small bowl, set aside.
In another bowl, combine the ketchup, mayo, and relish.
Assemble the burgers.
Add 1/2 tbsp of the sauce to the bottom bun layer. Top with one of the patties, followed by some diced onion, and lettuce.
Add the middle section of the bun, and repeat the process, adding another 1/2 tbsp of the sauce, a patty, diced onion, and lettuce.