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B.L.T. Salad with Basil Mayo Dressing


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Why I Love This Recipe

Salad with all the things you love about the wonderful B.L.T. sandwich! You will make this again and again!


Ingredients You'll Need

1/2 pound bacon
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
4 slices French bread, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil
1 pound romaine lettuce - rinsed, dried, and torn into bite-size pieces
1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered


Directions

Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside, reserving 2 tablespoons of the drippings.


2 In a small bowl, whisk together the reserved bacon drippings, mayonnaise, vinegar and basil and let dressing stand, covered, at room temperature.


3 In a large skillet over medium heat, toss the bread pieces with the salt and pepper. Drizzle with the oil, continue tossing and cook over medium-low heat until golden brown.


4 In a large bowl mix together the romaine, tomatoes, bacon and croutons. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.


Makes 4 servings


Questions, Comments & Reviews


I was looking for a bread and tomato salad and this was the one. I think the bacon put it over the top for me. I used Turkey bacon and LF Mayo. They had large frsh tomatoes at the market and chopped those up. Nice and juicey. Loved it.

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