BLT Salad w/ Greek Yogurt Dressing


Maya Turnor Recipe

By Maya Turnor MayaBCookin


Rating:
Method:
Stove Top
Comments:

The first time I made this it was a HIT! Everyone at the BBQ loved it.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This salad is a sure winner at your next potluck. When you say BLT, you win over most everyone. But this dressing is a definite winner. You may want to prepare a little extra dressing ... it's that good!

Ingredients

12 oz
pasta of choice, cooked and drained
12 oz
lean bacon
3 medium
tomatoes
1 clove
garlic, minced
5 c
romaine lettuce head, chopped
1 Tbsp
freshly chopped thyme
1 Tbsp
freshly chopped rosemary
1/2 c
mayonnaise
1/4 c
greek yogurt, plain

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water as the label directs. Add thyme, rosemary, garlic and oil to the boiling water while cooking. Drain and rinse with cold water.
2
Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium-high heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Crumble bacon into bite-sized pieces; set aside. Keeping 1/4 of a cup to garnish. Discard all but 3 tablespoons drippings from the pan.
3
Mix the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt and reserved 3 Tbsp bacon drippings with the pasta until evenly combined. Season with salt and pepper. Toss with the lettuce and cut up tomatoes coating completely.
4
Once bacon is cool toss in all but 1/4 cup mixing up and coating all the ingredients. Garnish with sprigs of Rosemary, Thyme and the 1/4 cup of bacon.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy


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27 Comments

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Yvonne Jimenez YLJ463
Jun 16, 2015
I have a question regarding the dressing for this recipe. From what I am reading the ingredients for the dressing are added individually and not mixed together before adding. Am I correct? It is suggested that extra dressing be made - it would seem in that instance the ingredients would have to be mixed together before adding. Please clarify. Thanks!
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Norma Bayko Silverfox2951
Jun 13, 2015
Thank you Maya for rewriting the recipe. I did make this today and I'm ashamed to say I ate half of it before it even made it to the table! Absolutely delicious! Everyone wanted to know where I got the recipe! I simply said " it's Maya's creation!!" Thank you so much!!
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Karen Saberi Karenie
Jun 13, 2015
This recipe sounds delicious and not difficult to follow at all. C'mon people, all you have to do is read and follow the directions!
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Sandi Cochran bhisan
Jun 11, 2015
Thank you Mayo for clarifying the recipe. I cannot wait to try it on Father's Day.
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Christine Zito CEZ
Jun 10, 2015
Sounds like a hit at a pot luck-
No problem understanding the directions.
I plan to make it this weekend.
Thanks for sharing!