This BLT Salad is fully loaded with crunchy romaine lettuce, sweet tomatoes and fresh corn, salty bacon, rich and creamy avocado slices, chunks of cheddar cheese, crunchy croutons, and the perfect ranch dressing.
Even non-salad lovers are sure to enjoy the BLT Salad!
I’ve said it before and it bears repeating, you just can’t go wrong with the classic flavors of a BLT. What’s not to love about bacon, lettuce, and tomato in pretty much any combination?
The answer is nothing. There’s nothing not to love here. I’ve eaten this BLT Salad for lunch three days in a row and I have no regrets about that. None at all.
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Chopped Salad Recipes
The beauty of a chopped salad is in the perfectly sized ingredients making everything bite-size and able to be easily stacked on a fork.
Chopping all the ingredients small delivers a terrific combination of flavors in every single bite.
BLT Salad Ingredients
- romaine lettuce
- cherry or grape tomatoes
- fresh corn
- cheddar cheese (optional)
- fancy croutons or the alternative crunchy topping of your choice
- Ranch Dressing
BLT Salad Recipe
- Cook the bacon (on the stove or in the oven) until brown and crispy. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Roughly chop or break into small pieces.
- In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, tomatoes, corn, and bacon. Toss to combine and scoop into bowls. Add avocado and cheese, if desired.
- Drizzle with ranch and top with croutons just before serving.
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Servings: 5 servings
Cook the bacon (on the stove or in the oven) until brown and crispy. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate. Roughly chop or break into small pieces.
In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, tomatoes, corn, and bacon. Toss to combine and scoop into bowls. Add avocado and cheese, if desired.
Drizzle with ranch and top with croutons just before serving.
Calories: 494kcal · Carbohydrates: 15g · Protein: 15g · Fat: 43g · Saturated Fat: 13g · Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g · Monounsaturated Fat: 20g · Trans Fat: 1g · Cholesterol: 60mg · Sodium: 636mg · Potassium: 754mg · Fiber: 6g · Sugar: 4g · Vitamin A: 7172IU · Vitamin C: 16mg · Calcium: 43mg · Iron: 2mg