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The Epic Shack Burger

We recently got a Shake Shack right up the street from our house. My husband has been going nonstop and I needed to kick the craving. So I bring you the lightened up SHACK BURGER! This is fire.

1 Serving:


Two 2.5 oz 95% lean ground beef patties (will cook down to 4 oz total) (2/3 leaner)⁣

Two 1 oz reduced fat american cheese slides (1/3 lean)⁣

Four lettuce wraps (1-2 greens depending on weight)⁣

1/2 cup sliced tomato (1 green)⁣

1 tbsp onion (1 condiment)⁣

Pinch of salt (1/3 condiment)

1 dill pickle sliced (snack)

For shack sauce;⁣

1 tbsp lite mayo (1/2 healthy fat)⁣

1 tsp yellow mustard (1/3 condiment)⁣

1/2 tsp sugar free ketchup (1 condiment)

Sprinkle of cayenne (1/3 condiment)

1/2 pickle spear minced (1/2 snack)⁣

1 tsp pickle juice (1/2 snack? Unsure how to mark this)⁣


1. Heat large cast iron pan on high heat.⁣

2. Add both 2.5 oz of ground beef to the grill in ball shapes. Sprinkle the salt on top of each. ⁣

3. Press down on burger meat with cast iron grill press or spatula to flatten. Leave them alone and let them cook for about 3 minutes, or when the edges start to turn brown. Flip them over and immediately place a slice of cheese on top of each patty. When the cheese melts, they’re ready, about 1 to 2 minutes longer.⁣

4. Drop onions in the pan for a few minutes until grilled.⁣

5. Now we assemble our burgers! Fill lettuce wraps with the burgers stacked on top of one another, tomato, pickles, grilled onions, and shack sauce. ENJOY!!

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