Avocado-Tomato Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese

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A great summer salad from Food Network Magazine.


★★★★★ 4 votes

20 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 1/2 lb
    assorted tomatoes, halved or cut into wedges, if large
  • ·
    kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slice
    thick cut bacon, cooked
  • 1
  • ·
    juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1 c
    blue cheese dressing
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh chives or scallions
  • ·
    crumbled blue cheese for topping

How to Make Avocado-Tomato Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese


  1. Place the tomatoes in a large bowl and sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. salt and a few grinds of pepper; set aside until juicy, about 20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels and let cool slightly; then crumble into bite-size pieces.
  3. Pit and peel the avocado; cut into 1/2 inch pieces and toss with the lemon juice in a large bowl. Add the tomatoes and gently toss. Drizzle with the dressing and top with the bacon, chives and blue cheese.

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About Avocado-Tomato Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Course/Dish: Other Salads, Dressings
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Diabetic, Low Fat, Low Carb
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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