YIELD: 1 salad
Either cook the Hi-Protein Veggie Burger according to the directions on the package or I like to use a pizza stone. I heat the oven with the stone inside at 425 degrees F. Once to temperature, I place the frozen burger on the stone and cook for 12 minutes. After 12 min, I flip the burger then cook for an additional 12 minutes. Then, I chop up the burger into pieces and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes to make almost little crispy croutons.
Let the burger cool on a plate while you make the salad.
Add the lettuce to a large bowl, top with tomatoes, pickles, ketchup, mayonnaise and spices. Toss everything together to evenly coat lettuce.
Top the salad with the crispy burger croutons and enjoy!
You can easily swap out the Hi-Protein Veggie Burger for any other burger you might have. I have made this same salad with a turkey burger, chicken burger, beef burger, falafel, shrimp burger and salmon burger. All have been delicious and satisfying.
Pro Tip: make sure to use a really high quality ketchup and mayonnaise. Both are NOT considered health foods, so we are only using a small amount of each and if the quality is to there, your not going to be able to really taste it. Also, to stretch the "dressing", add a little splash of pickle juice to make it a little more liquid.
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