Todd Wilbur’s Top Secret Burger With Special Sauce

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Make your favorite fast-food meal for fewer calories in the comfort of your home.


  • 1/4 lb super lean ground beef
  • 1 1/2 whole wheat sesame seed buns
  • 1 tsp finely diced white onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped lettuce
  • 2 slices low-fat American cheese
  • 2 dill pickle slices
  • olive oil
  • dash of salt
  • dash of pepper
  • 1/8 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tbsp low-fat French dressing
  • 1 tsp sweet pickle relish
  • 3/4 tsp minced white onion
  • 1/4 tsp white vinegar


Form ground beef into patties and thinly coat a sauté pan with olive oil before placing patties in pan to cook.

Cook patties on high for 2 minutes on each side.

Combine mayonnaise, French dressing, relish, vinegar and 3/4 tsp minced onion in bowl and mix into sauce. Add a dash of salt for flavor.

Assemble burger, toppings and sauce on sesame bun, and enjoy. For a special treat, make it a double-decker!