BLT Salad w/ Greek Yogurt Dressing

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Maya Turnor

By
@MayaBCookin

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

Rating:
★★★★☆ 5 votes
Comments:
Method:
Stove Top

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

How to Make BLT Salad w/ Greek Yogurt Dressing

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cook 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.
  • 2Meanwhile, 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.
  • 3Mix 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.
  • 4Once 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.

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About BLT Salad w/ Greek Yogurt Dressing

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