Healthy Big Mac Salad Vegan Meal Prep Recipe

vegan big mac salad

Picture this: the iconic flavors of a Big Mac, but in a vegan, meal prep-friendly format. Picture the unmistakable taste of savory TVP “beef,” the crisp freshness of lettuce and cherry tomatoes, and the zesty kick of a homemade Big Mac dressing, all harmonizing in a single, convenient meal prep container. Today, we’re diving into the world of Big Mac Salad Vegan Meal Prep, where taste meets convenience. You can also view my full collection of plant based meal prep recipes here.

If you are looking for a Vegan Ground Beef you can view my TVP Beef recipe here.

Ingredients & Substitutions

TVP Ground “Beef”

  • TVP
  • Vegetable broth
  • Soy sauce or tamari
  • Tomato paste
  • Smoked paprika
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder

Big Mac Dressing

  • Cashews
  • White wine vinegar
  • Maple syrup
  • Tomato paste
  • Yellow mustard
  • Dill pickle or dill relish
  • Nutritional yeast
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Water
  • Seasoning salt and pepper
Healthy Vegan Big Mac Sauce (No Mayo)
Indulge in a dairy-free delight with Vegan Big Mac Sauce. Creamy cashews, tangy vinegar, and savory spices create a plant-based alternative perfect for burgers or salads. Try it now!
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Vegan Big Mac Sauce

Veggies Etc.

  • Romaine lettuce
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Red onion
  • Dill pickles
  • Sesame seeds

Crispy “Fries”

  • Baby potatoes
  • Olive oil
  • Seasoning salt and pepper

Helpful Tools

Gather these kitchen essentials for a smooth meal prep:

How To Make This Recipe

Soak Cashews: Start by soaking cashews in boiling water for 10 mins.

Prepare Crispy Fries: Toss cut potatoes in olive oil, seasoning salt, and pepper. Air fry until crispy.

Cook TVP “Beef”: In a pan, cook TVP, veg broth, tomato paste, soy sauce, and seasonings. Set aside.

You can view my Vegan Ground Beef Substitute Recipe With TVP here.

Make Big Mac Sauce Dressing: Blend all dressing ingredients until smooth.

vegan big mac salad recipe

Assemble Meal Prep: Divide ingredients into 4 containers. Keep dressing aside until serving. Enjoy!

Tips & Tricks

  • Double the dressing for extra flavor.
  • Customize veggies based on preference.
  • Store dressing separately for freshness.


Can I use a different protein source?

Sure, try lentils or chickpeas. Although this will change the flavour.

How long does it stay fresh in the fridge?

Up to 4 days.

vegan big mac salad meal prep

Healthy Big Mac Salad Vegan Meal Prep

Savor the taste of a vegan twist on the iconic Big Mac. This meal prep masterpiece combines savory TVP "beef," crisp veggies, and a creamy dressing for a delightful, plant-based experience. Perfect for busy days and dairy-free indulgence.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4


TVP Ground "Beef"

  • 1 ¼ cups TVP
  • 1 ¾ cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce or tamari
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp onion powder

Big Mac Dressing

  • ½ cup cashews (soaked, and drained)
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 small dill pickle (or 1 tbsp dill relish)
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • cup water
  • seasoning salt and pepper to taste

Veggies Etc.

  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • ¼ cup finely diced red onion
  • 4 small dill pickles, sliced
  • 4 tsp sesame seeds

Crispy "fries"

  • 1 lb baby potatoes, cut into 4
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • seasoning salt and pepper to taste


  • Start by soaking the cashews in boiling water for 10 mins.
  • Toss the cut potatoes in olive oil, seasoning salt and pepper. Air fry at 390 for 15-18 mins or until lightly browned and crispy.
  • In a pan on medium heat, add the TVP, veg broth, tomato paste, soy sauce, and seasonings. Cook for about 3-4 minutes or until the liquid absorbs. Set aside.
  • Make the dressing by blending all big mac sauce ingredients in a blender on high until smooth and creamy.
  • Once the potatoes and tvp beef have cooled, divide the ingredients into 4 meal prep containers and store in the fridge. Keep the dressing to the side until you are ready to serve. Enjoy!
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Conclusion: Big Mac Salad Vegan Meal Prep

Big Mac Salad Vegan Meal Prep combines the classic taste with vegan goodness, making your meal prep exciting and delicious. Enjoy a flavorful, plant-based experience every day!

4 thoughts on “Healthy Big Mac Salad Vegan Meal Prep Recipe

  1. Layla says:

    5 stars
    Wow this was surprising delicious, and it did remind me a lot of the Big Mac flavor. Loved the mix of pickles and onions. I ended up doubling up the pickle portion.

  2. Jada says:

    5 stars
    Yum this was so delicious. Healthy Big Mac flavor was pretty spot on.

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