Rather you like McDonalds or not there is something about the BigMac that is simply amazing, I completely love the mac sauce. However, I personally do not like their food other than the mac sauce, so I have tried many different ways of recreating the sauce and other ways of recreating their menu if you would.
We stumbled across the best mix ever and that is a Big Mac Sloppy Joe and I can promise you with all my heart that once you take one single bite of the recipe you will instantly fall in love and want to make this several more times.
Without any more writing.. here is what you came for.
- 1 lb lean ground beef
- 1/4 cup mayo
- 3/4 cup Thousand Island dressing
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1/2 cup tangy dill pickles, diced
- 1 cup yellow onions, diced
- 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
- 4 large sesame seed hamburger buns
- 1 cup iceberg lettuce, shredded
- Preheat oven to 400F for toasting the buns.
- Cook the ground beef with a dab of butter or margarine in a large frying pan over medium-high heat.
- Crumble the beef well as it cooks.
- Once the ground beef is fully cooked drain the grease from the pan and reduce the heat to medium.
- Add the mayo, Thousand Island dressing, salt and pepper to the pan.
- Stir well until all of the ground beef is coated in the dressing.
- Add the diced pickles and diced onions to the pan.
- Stir well again and reduce heat to low.
- Lay the hamburger buns in a single layer on a baking sheet.
- Place the baking sheet in the oven and bake until the buns are lightly toasted. 4-6 minutes.
- Add the shredded cheddar to the ground beef pan and stir just until the cheese is combined with the meat.
- Spoon the ground beef mixture on to the bottom buns.
- Sprinkle shredded lettuce on top of the meat and then cover with top bun.
- Serve and enjoy!