Start by cooking the ground beef until it's browned and cooked through. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Layer a bed of shredded lettuce in a bowl or on a plate
Top the lettuce with the cooked ground beef and a generous sprinkling of shredded cheddar cheese.
Scatter chopped pickles and diced red onion over the beef and cheese.
Drizzle Thousand Island dressing over the salad to capture the iconic Big Mac flavor.
For a touch of authenticity, sprinkle sesame seeds over the salad.
Toss the ingredients gently and dive into the delightful Big Mac Salad that's both satisfying and nourishing.