BLT Salad With Greek Yogurt Dressing

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Maya Turnor

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@MayaBCookin

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

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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! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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★★★★☆ 5 votes

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Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 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 medium
    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

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. 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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