Are you the same way? Grilling the romaine lettuce gives it a smoky flavor that's so good with bacon and cool ranch dressing! Drain, slice and set aside. I was craving a salad after a weekend of Thanksgiving leftovers. Yummy. We all enjoyed this a lot, especially my oldest who has a real thing for bacon. Salads with lettuce and croutons are best eaten shortly after being mixed with the dressing. https://natashaskitchen.com/baked-salmon-with-garlic-and-d…/, https://natashaskitchen.com/blt-salad-recipe/. Happy Birthday wishes to your son . Kept dressing on the side so lettuce wouldn’t get wilt overnight. Stir to combine and set aside for 10 minutes allowing the tomatoes to release their juiciness. Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato & Avocado Salad. Making this for 20 this evening! I’m so happy you enjoyed that! Drain on a paper towel, then set aside. I don’t have anything like that currently. 39%. I was doing them in my newsletters for awhile but not on my blog, but it’s a great suggestion! – haven’t tried this salad yet (but I’m gonna!) How long does it typically last?  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada). LOVE the dressing so much that I could make extra and keep it in the fridge for daily use! What is in the dressing? Easy Broccoli Bacon Salad … This Bacon Lettuce Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette is simple, delicious and you get to eat your vegetables in a yummy way! I hope that helps! My 8 year old daughter love it. You may or may not use all of the dressing depending on how large your head of lettuce was. . Gently stir in the dressing until it … Thank you for sharing that Millie! With my husband on a diabetic diet, I immediately knew the regular mayo had to go. Learn how to cook great Iceberg lettuce, bacon mayonaise and peas salad . We have a handy tool for that so you don’t have to calculate. My husband and I run this blog together and share only our best, family approved and tested recipes with YOU. You’re welcome, Portia! I'm Natasha Kravchuk. lol. Top with sliced green onions. 11 people, huge bowl of romaine with cocktail tomatoes and heaps of cooked bacon – GONE! This mouth-watering Avocado Bacon Chicken Iceberg Lettuce Wedge Salad is not only delicious, it’s also healthy! sometimes people do not have all ingredients so they substitute what they have for similarities. There’s an interesting story behind this BLT Salad Recipe! -  Yummy, yummy, yummy! Enjoy this my friends! What can I say, but YUMMY! I also cut my bacon into pieces and fried on stove and drained on paper towels. This is a great salad to use up cherry tomatoes that seem to flourish profusely in the summer garden. Just before serving, drizzle with dressing (adding it to taste) and toss to combine. Guests are it up. Thank you so much! Was perfect as a late dinner. I love your blog, Natasha! I’m so happy you liked it . What I think of as a head of lettuce would usually serve at least 10 people. Thanks for the tip on adjusting the serving size on the recipe card! Kandy, we usually buy Kirkland mayo from Costco, but “Best Foods” or your favorite regular mayo brand would work fine. I did just read through your testimony and that is amazing! He takes after his mother. Thanks for your reply. Welcome! I’m trying to make the dressing for this salad for tomorrow but don’t have milk on hand. The dressing in this BLT salad is exceptional! Very yummy salad!! Hey Natasha! With only one tablespoon of bacon crumbles, you don’t have to feel guilty for eating it. Your whole blog is FANTASTIC ,! Loved, loved this salad. I added a chopped avocado because I had one. Privacy policy, Such humble ingredients for such big flavor! I hope you love it Colleen! If you make this recipe, I’d love to see pics of your creations on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! **Great lettuce options: Boston/bibb/butter lettuce, romaine, or green leaf lettuce. The chives freshly picked from my garden wow! Looking forward to making this for my friends daughters reception set-up. I think it’s more enjoyable than eating a sandwich and you definitely get alot more greens and tomatoes this way Enjoy!! . It’s low-carb, low-fat, low-calories and gluten free! Made per recipe. I replaced it with Hellmans Just 2 Good, used skim milk, and added a tablespoon of lemon juice to the dressing. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. We loved this salad, and the dressing is spectacular. I used a mixture of fat free sour cream and lowfat mayonnaise and a spring green mix. I make something similar but this is an upgraded version. Cook the potatoes and bacon, and prep the dressing. Combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon and croutons in a large salad bowl. I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). Ha!! This salad is so good i loved it so much. Family-Style Classic BLT Salad: Tear lettuce into bite-size pieces and chop tomatoes; place in large salad bowl. Something went wrong. In a large mixing bowl, combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon and croutons. Also, the bacon will soften from moisture and will lose it’s crispy appeal. Praise the Lord! On your link to your cousin’s wedding, there is picture from desert table. Thanks for stopping by! Thanks so much for sharing! Crecipe.com deliver fine selection of quality Iceberg lettuce, bacon mayonaise and peas salad recipes equipped with ratings, reviews and mixing tips. Hi Rosa, this salad is really best eaten after it’s made. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Hi Natasha, I made this salad for my book club meeting last night. You’re so welcome! 2. Just before serving, drizzle … But have you ever had a Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Salad? Hi Natasha, I made this tonight it was so delicious. I just returned from a vacation to Serbia, Bosnia and Montenegro, so going grocery-shopping jet-lagged is never a good idea. I would definitely suggest dressing only as much as you want to eat and leave the remaining salad refrigerated without dressing. I am Ukrainian and we love garlic. Cook over medium-high heat, turning frequently, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. No leftovers! The email addresses you've entered will not be stored and will only be used to send this email. until crispy. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Hi Janmelle, it depends on if this is the main salad or a side salad. You might have fond memories of this famous Southern salad. This BLT salad is loaded with fresh lettuce, crispy bacon, bright tomatoes and of course croutons. Yummy. You know the kind. Guess I’m a newb. Love your site! Great job! The lettuce softens under the hot, tangy dressing. 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. I know that a head of There was a salad on the menu and the dressing tasted just like a favorite salad of ours (Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad) except it was served over a bed of greens and I thought – “YAAAASSSS! Those speedy videos are the BEST ,!! Also, the size of the clove matters – some cloves are significantly larger. I love all your recipes. Just curious if you might have something like that (: Hi! Springtime BLT Salad: Use leaf lettuce or baby spinach leaves. Such humble ingredients for such big flavor! I’m glad that was helpful! -  Thank you very much for the recipie. Learn more... Natasha's top tips to unleash your inner chef! You can … Wonderful!! Tonight Dave and I made her blt salad and baked Salmon with lemon. -  The dressing is a simple mix of about 6 ingredients. Tip: This recipe can easily be made ahead of time – perfect for packed lunches. You’re welcome! I used a mixture of fat free sour cream and lowfat mayonnaise and a spring green mix. What can I say, but YUMMY! Thanks! Blend until smooth; season with salt. Anyone can make a BLT salad (the name is a dead giveaway of the ingredients and it’s basically a deconstructed sandwich) but not every BLT dressing is created equal!  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada), I didn't use a whole pound of bacon, just half of the package that was left after I made meatloaf. , 12 oz sliced cooked bacon* 1 to 2 cups croutons (click here for croutons recipe) 1 lb (3 cups) tomatoes (any kind) 1 medium/large head of lettuce,** chopped, rinsed and spun dry. I did make a few changes to this recipe, but nothing really out there. First of all I hate when people comment on a recipe sharing all the changes they made to any given recipe. Thank you for sharing that with us! * I baked 'ma bacon on a foil lined baking sheet 14-15 min at 400˚F. I also tossed in 1/4 cup of finely shredded sharp cheddar. Chicken Salad with Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Rating: Unrated 222 This chicken salad has a creamy dressing and is best served over crisp lettuce leaves. I highly recommend it. In a blender or food processor, combine mayonnaise, milk, garlic and black pepper. So easy and delicious. I’m so glad you enjoyed that Sandy. Bacon, lettuce and tomatoes are tossed together in a creamy dressing and served with crunchy bread croutons. 11 Jan 2011 Thank you!!! That’s so awesome Janet! This post may contain affiliate links. I’m happy you are enjoying our recipes! I also tossed in 1/4 cup of finely shredded sharp cheddar. We all enjoyed this a lot, especially my oldest who has a real thing for bacon. Break up the bacon slightly and scatter over.  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada), Yummy, yummy, yummy! This is a great salad to use up cherry tomatoes that seem to flourish profusely in the summer garden. But what I was looking for was an idea how many cups of lettuce you might use for this recipe. I had a tablespoon or so left over. Arrange the onion and bread on top. Spread the mayonnaise dressing evenly over the top. To assemble the salad, combine the potatoes, onions, bacon, tomatoes and lettuce on a large serving dish. Sounds yummy, I bake bacon on my broiler pan so the grease drips to the bottom off the bacon.. That’s a great idea! With just a minimal amount of time and effort, this side dish might take over the dining tables of families around the globe. Looks delicious. Do you think it will be ok if I use that to thin the dressing? Was excited to try this because it sounded like it would be a hit, but unfortunately for me the chives and garlic overpowered the dressing big time. 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