Sometimes I'm running short on time because I forget to thaw something out for dinner. Or I just don't feel like cooking. This salad is perfect for those times. Smoked bacon, with its smokey salty flavor and crunch, sets this salad apart from the rest.
The fact that it's a salad might also make you feel better about yourself. Or not. You decide.
This salad is perfect for even the pickiest of eaters. Put out a variety of toppings and let your peeps customize their own dish. No pressure on you!
It's a Pittsburgher salad... who won't like it?!
Explain to me: Why is Heinz Ketchup the ONLY ketchup in the world worth using?
Let me just say this: Even Morgan has made this dinner for her and Brandon. Yeah, she can cook, but I think she pretends she can't just to get out of it.
We like to tease her by saying we're going to enter her on "Worst Cooks in America". She actually agrees - IF she can win some cash. Point being: If Morgan can make it, so can you!
I’ll probably get in trouble for writing that!
Look at the sun shine on the crispy bacon and crostini. It's a beautiful sight.
Leela thinks your peeps will be Head Over Heels for this meal.
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🍽 Kitchen Critique
Out of all the things I cook, it amazes me that this is one of the most requested dinners. When the girls text and ask "What's for dinner?" and I say "Cheeseburger Salad", I get a "YAY!!!".
How could something so easy be requested so often? I don't know.
I guess you'll have to try it and see for yourself.
I usually don't measure the sauce. If you're like me, just wing it... Squirt some ketchup and mustard and spoon in some mayo - DONE.
It's fun to prep the toppings and let your dinner guests make their own salads. Shrooms, jalapeño, sautéd onions - you name it! Plus, it's less work for you since no plating is required.
Leela doesn't know why we even use plates when the floor is perfectly acceptable.
- It's a family hit, time and time again.
- This is your "Easy Button" dinner, so press it, and call it a day.
- Any beer or song will do while you prep and cook.
- Get creative and put out any toppings you enjoy on a burger - they'll work equally well on this salad.