BLT Bread Salad Recipe
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BLT Bread Salad Recipe

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Zesty and fun BLT Bread Salad always draws raves, says Tonya Vowels of Vine Grove, Kentucky. “It tastes just like a BLT, has a light vinaigrette dressing and goes well with so many main dishes,” she adds.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 cups cubed French bread
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups torn leaf lettuce
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled cooked Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 118 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 288mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.


  1. Place bread cubes on an ungreased baking sheet; coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  2. For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk the water, vinegar, mayonnaise, sugar and oil until smooth. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, tomato and bread cubes. Sprinkle with bacon and onion. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as BLT Bread Salad in Light & Tasty April/May 2007, p23

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upnorth5 User ID: 6430797 161298
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2011

"We've made this recipe many times and enjoy it every time! We do need to double the dressing recipe for five servings."

squirrelfriend User ID: 1041677 161577
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2009

"We absolutely love this salad at our house. I've taken it to work and it was a big hit there too. The dressing is what really makes it! Thanks!"

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