BLT Salad

August 18, 2015

Author Notes:

When is a salad like a sandwich? When it`s this deconstructed BLT Salad recipe, a bowl of homemade crunchy croutons, tomatoes, lettuce and avocado, tossed in a creamy basil dressing.


Serves: 6


Creamy Basil Dressing

  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar


  • 10 cups romaine lettuce torn into bite-size pieces
  • 3 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8 pieces bacon, cooked crisp and crombled
  • 1 avocado, peeled and diced
In This Recipe


  1. For the dressing, in a small bowl, whisk mayonnaise, basil and vinegar
  2. In a large bowl, combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, avocado and croutons.
  3. Add dressing and toss to coat.

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