BLT Salad with fresh Basil dressing

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 320.1
  • Total Fat: 13.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.0 mg
  • Sodium: 609.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.0 g
  • Protein: 14.8 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    8 slices bacon, chopped
    Half baguette
    2 cloves garlic, halved
    2 tomatoes
    6 cups (1.5 L) torn romaine_lettuce (about 1 small head)
    1/2 cup (125 mL) thinly sliced red onion
    1/2 cup (125 mL) finely chopped fresh basil (or 1 tsp/5 mL dried)
    1/4 cup (50 mL) plain yogurt
    1/4 cup (50 mL) light mayonnaise
    2 tsp (10 mL) sherry vinegar or wine_vinegar
    Pinch each salt and pepper


Dressing: In bowl, whisk together basil, yogurt, mayonnaise, vinegar, salt and pepper. Set aside.

In skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat until crisp, about 7 minutes; drain on paper towels. Meanwhile, cut baguette diagonally into 12 slices. Broil on rimmed baking sheet, turning once, until golden, about 1 minute. Rub both sides of bread with cut sides of garlic. Arrange in serving basket.

Cut tomatoes into 1/2-inch (1 cm) thick wedges.
In large bowl, toss together lettuce, onion and half of the dressing; arrange on 4 large plates. Top with tomato wedges; spoon remaining dressing over salad. Sprinkle with bacon. Serve with garlic toasts.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SISSYFEB48.

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