Little Mac in a Bowl

Just 2 points each on No Count!

Ingredients (serves 3):

  • 500g beef mince 5% fat
  • an onion
  • gherkins
  • low fat cheese slice (1 point each)
  • Aldi lighter than light mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsps Heinz ketchup (50% less sugar) – 2 points
  • lettuce
  • tomatoes


  1. Cook the mince with the diced onion in a frying pan for about 20 mins.
  2. Put the lettuce in a bowl with the sliced tomatoes round the edges.
  3. Combine the Heinz ketchup with 3 tbsps mayonnaise to make a sauce.
  4. Put the mince and onions on top of the lettuce.
  5. Add chopped up gherkins, the sauce and a cheese slice (in pieces).

Can serve with a Schar gluten free ciabatta roll or a brown sandwich thin and oven-baked chips.  To make the chips: peel and cut potatoes into chip pieces.  Put on an oven tray, spray with Frylight and sprinkle with salt.  Cook on 180C for about 45 minutes, turning once.

4 thoughts on “Little Mac in a Bowl”

    1. Hi Lisa, really glad you and the kids like this dish – it’s amazing just how much it tastes like a Big Mac isn’t it? Helen xxx

  1. Can honestly say one of the nicest most filling things I’ve had in a long time! (I’m a huge Big Mac fan but haven’t had one in over a year), this hit the spot! Thank you 👍🏼

    1. I’m glad you liked this one Becki, it’s amazing how much like the real thing it is (minus the bread) 🙂 Hope you’ve enjoyed your No Count day, Helen xxx

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