Mr. Food: Cheeseburger Salad in a Jar

What You’ll Need

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1/2 cup Russian dressing
  • 2 (26-ounce) mason jars
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped pickle chips, drained on paper towels
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce

What to Do

  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, cook ground beef 5 to 7 minutes, or until no longer pink; drain. Stir in ketchup and mustard; let cool.
  2. Divide Russian dressing evenly between jars. Layer evenly with tomatoes, pickles, onion, cheese, beef mixture, and lettuce. Place lids on jars and refrigerate until ready to serve.


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