blt salad with greek yogurt dressing

★★★★☆ 5 Reviews
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By Maya Turnor
from Tumwater, WA

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

Blue Ribbon Recipe

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!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 5 Reviews
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Ingredients For blt salad with greek yogurt dressing

  • 12 oz
    pasta of choice, cooked and drained
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    freshly chopped thyme
  • 1 Tbsp
    freshly chopped rosemary
  • 12 oz
    lean bacon (reserve 3 Tbsp drippings)
  • 3 md
    tomatoes
  • 5 c
    romaine lettuce head, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c
    Greek yogurt, plain

How To Make blt salad with greek yogurt dressing

  • 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. Discard all but 3 tablespoons drippings from the pan.
  • 3
    Crumble bacon into bite-sized pieces; set aside. Keeping 1/4 of a cup to garnish.
  • 4
    Mix the mayonnaise, Greek yogurt and reserved 3 Tbsp bacon drippings with the pasta until evenly combined. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 5
    Toss with the lettuce and cut up tomatoes coating completely.
  • 6
    Once bacon is cool toss in all but 1/4 cup mixing up and coating all the ingredients.
  • 7
    Garnish with sprigs of Rosemary, Thyme and the 1/4 cup of bacon.
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