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BLT Bread Salad

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

Ingredients

  • 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 bacon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green onion

Directions

  • Place bread cubes on an ungreased baking sheet; coat lightly with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 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.
Nutrition 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.
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  • upnorth5
    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
    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!