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Burger Salad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Safeway. All opinions are 100% mine.


The heat finally broke here in VA last week. We’d seen temperatures in the high 90’s for almost two weeks with a lot of humidity, so we were thrilled when it dropped just enough to be able to enjoy some quality grilling time outside with the family!

One of the things that a lot of families struggle with is making dinners that make everyone happy, whether that’s due to dietary needs or just personal preferences. I’ve found that putting some high-quality meats, vegetables, and even fruits on the grill give enough variation that everyone can indulge.

That’s how I arrived at this “Burger Salad”. Rob and I have salads often, especially during the hot summer months, but we also love a good burger! The girls are all about the bun, so we like to make a good burger with high-quality meat, then let everyone decide how they’d like to enjoy it.

I ordered our groceries from Safeway, as usual, and they were on my doorstep in just a few hours! I always choose Safeway for their high-quality, fresh meats and produce which always elevates our barbecues! Their butchers are always happy to help pick the perfect cut and will even custom cut your order. And the produce is always so fresh and in-season. If you’re not currently shopping in stores, Safeway offers Grocery Delivery and Drive Up & Go™ for convenient ways to shop!

For this Burger Salad, I ordered ground beef, red and yellow bell peppers and portobello mushrooms, then grilled it all at the same time. It was so easy to put together, especially since I dressed the greens with a simple mix of Dijon and extra-virgin olive oil to bring all of the flavors together. I also picked up a perfectly ripe cantaloupe for dessert. Peaches would also be a great choice, and they’re one of my favorite fruits for grilling (try it with grilled pound cake and a scoop of ice cream)!

I shopped at Safeway in my local area, but you can also find quality grilling and produce items at the Albertsons Companies family of stores, including Albertsons, ACME Markets, Jewel-Osco, Vons, Randalls, Shaw’s Supermarket, Star Market, and Tom Thumb.

Burger Salad

Burger Salad

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Throw some burgers on the grill and serve them salad-style!


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut in half, seeds and stem removed
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut in half, seeds and stem removed
  • 3 portobello mushrooms, stem and gills removed
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 8 cups mixed greens
  • 4 slices cheese (any flavor)
  • coarse salt & freshly ground black pepper


  1. Form the beef into 4 patties. Brush the vegetables with the oil.
  2. Place the patties and vegetables on the greased grill grates over medium-high heat. Cook until the burgers are almost cooked to your liking, then top with the cheese to melt.
  3. Slice the vegetables and place over the mixed greens. Top with the burgers and enjoy!


A simple dressing of equal parts Dijon mustard and extra-virgin olive oil make a wonderful addition to this easy burger salad.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 501Total Fat: 33gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 15gCholesterol: 129mgSodium: 395mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 40g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix.

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