BLT salad

    (850)
    25 min

    The salad version of a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich. Bacon, lettuce and tomatoes are tossed together in a creamy dressing and served with crunchy bread croutons.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 6 

    • 450g bacon
    • 200g mayonnaise
    • 4 tablespoons milk
    • 1 teaspoon garlic granules
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • salt, to taste
    • 1 head romaine lettuce - rinsed, dried and thinly sliced
    • 2 large tomatoes, chopped
    • 60g prepared croutons

    Method
    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:25min 

    1. Place bacon in a large, deep pan. Cook over medium-high heat, turning frequently, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain, slice and set aside.
    2. In a blender or food processor, combine mayonnaise, milk, garlic and black pepper. Blend until smooth; season with salt.
    3. Combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon and croutons in a large salad bowl. Toss with dressing; serve immediately.

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    361

    Such humble ingredients for such big flavor! Pared down the fat content in the dressing using low fat mayo and 2% milk and added onion powder for an extra boost! Left out the salt as the bacon provided enough without adding extra.... This is a great salad to use up cherry tomatoes that seem to flourish profusely in the summer garden. Only addition was an avocado which was the perfect finishing touch!  -  11 Jan 2011  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    315

    I didn't use a whole pound of bacon, just half of the package that was left after I made meatloaf. I used a mixture of fat free sour cream and lowfat mayonnaise and a spring green mix. We all enjoyed this a lot, especially my oldest who has a real thing for bacon. He takes after his mother. Next time, I think I'd just use a homemade ranch dressing.  -  03 Nov 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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    165

    Yummy, yummy, yummy! What can I say, but YUMMY! I did make a few changes to this recipe, but nothing really out there. With my husband on a diabetic diet, I immediately knew the regular mayo had to go. I replaced it with Hellmans Just 2 Good, used skim milk, and added a tablespoon of lemon juice to the dressing. I used a mix of Romaine, Spinach and Red Leaf lettuce, Halved cherry tomatoes and in place of the bacon (that pesky diabetic diet again) I used one bag of the Hormel Real Bacon Pieces. I also tossed in 1/4 cup of finely shredded sharp cheddar. It's also great with shredded or sliced chicken breast added, it makes it taste like a chicken club salad.Even my extremely picky 6 year old loved it. Wonderful!!  -  21 Apr 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)

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