Muscle Mac Recipe

Muscle Mac Recipe
Get a massive dose of protein with this monster double-decker Muscle Mac that's both delicious and muscle friendly!
Prep Time
~15 minutes
Cook Time

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 1
  • 629
  • 63
  • 57
  • 15
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.


  • 1 ½ Sesame Seed Buns
  • 2-4oz Lean Ground Beef Patties
  • 2 Lettuce Leafs
  • 4 Pickle Slices
  • 1 slice Reduced Fat Cheddar Cheese
  • Special Sauce:
  • ¼ cup Nonfat Greek Yogurt
  • ½ tbsp. Ketchup
  • Pinch Onion Powder, Gralic Powder, Black Pepper and Salt
  • 2 tbsp. Unflavored Protein Powder (optional, but adds ~12g of protein)

Cooking Instructions

  1. Mix together all ‘special sauce ingredients’
  2. Grill hamburgers as desired
  3. Spread ½ special sauce on bottom of bun
  4. Top with lettuce and 1 hamburger patty
  5. Top with next ‘bottom’ bun
  6. Layer with ‘special sauce’, lettuce, pickles, second hamburger patty
  7. Finish off with hamburger bun top
  8. Enjoy!

Serving Suggestions

Makes 1 Serving

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About The Author
Sarah Kesseli is a food, nutrition and health expert and Muscle & Strength's own Resident Chef and Recipe Developer!

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Posted Sun, 01/17/2016 - 14:28
Max Roegiest

I thought the body could only handle 30 grams of protein per hour. But 63 grams of protein in 1 serving is not logical then.

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Posted Mon, 01/18/2016 - 10:12

The idea that your body can only "handle" or digest 30 grams of protein per hour is entirely a myth.