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BLT Salad

"My husband and I love BLT sandwiches, especially in the summer when tomatoes are fresh and plentiful," relates Deborah Heatwole of Waynesboro, Georgia. "This salad showcases the flavors of that classic sandwich easily and deliciously."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 4 bacon strips, diced
  • 4 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cubed cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup salad croutons


  • In a skillet or microwave, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towels. In a salad bowl, combine the greens, tomato and cheese. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, salt and pepper. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Sprinkle with bacon and croutons.

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  • zippee-0415
    Jul 24, 2015

    Very good salad and dressing. I made the Split Second Shrimp, same page, and corn on the cobb for dinner. Nice summer dinner.

  • abreendre
    Apr 4, 2014

    Great spring salad. The dressing was even better.

  • jwasson
    Oct 28, 2011

    I love the dressing for this salad & have been making it for all my salads since finding it here!

  • Kris Countryman
    Oct 11, 2011

    My husband really liked this salad. Very easy and the dressing was nice.

  • katlaydee3
    Jun 28, 2011

    This salad is delicious and so quick and easy to make. I served it with the Split Second Shrimp on the same page.

  • bigmamma69
    Mar 25, 2011

    No comment left

  • KeanB
    Jul 30, 2010

    No comment left

  • Pam Posada
    Jul 2, 2010

    This salad is wonderful. I put half of the sugar called for..otherwise not one other change. I am taking it to a 4th of July party on Sunday and can't wait to bring this delicious salad.....

  • bellani
    Apr 29, 2010

    This recipe is a hit every time I make it!!

  • kandacer_6
    Jul 27, 2009

    VERY GOOD! I have super picky salad eater children...They ONLY like Hidden Valley LITE ranch dressing, but they LOVED this!! I didn't add the sugar to the dressing however becasue I do not like sweet dressings... But its a keeper in my house! Thanks for the recipie!