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BLT in a Bowl

 BLT in a Bowl
Velma Jenness of Marcus, Iowa created this hearty pasta medley that’s sure to become a staple.
1 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 1/4 cup uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons chili sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sodium-free chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 plum tomato, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 cup torn iceberg lettuce
  • 1 bacon strip, cooked and crumbled


  • Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain and rinse in
  • cold water. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, chili sauce,
  • lemon juice, sugar and bouillon; stir in the macaroni, tomato and
  • onion.
  • Refrigerate until chilled. Serve in a lettuce-lined bowl; sprinkle
  • with bacon. Yield: 1 serving.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/2 cups equals 199 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 782 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.