03 Nov 2010 Thank you!!! -  Learn how to cook great Iceberg lettuce, bacon mayonaise and peas salad . What I think of as a head of lettuce would usually serve at least 10 people. In a blender or food processor, combine mayonnaise, milk, garlic and black pepper. . I am Ukrainian and we love garlic. Are you the same way? BLT. But have you ever had a Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Salad? I call those trickster salads. . I did make a few changes to this recipe, but nothing really out there. Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing this keeper of a fantastic recipe. Thank you for all your work on the website. It was a big hit with my husband, too! Servings: 4 Prep: 10 min Cook: 0 min Total: 10 min. Blend until smooth; season with salt. This BLT salad was just the ticket! In a large mixing bowl, combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon and croutons. God is so good! Kept dressing on the side so lettuce wouldn’t get wilt overnight. The lettuce softens under the hot, tangy dressing. Thanks so much for sharing! Privacy policy, Such humble ingredients for such big flavor! As a main salad, this serves 4. Pared down the fat content in the dressing using low fat mayo and 2% milk and added onion powder for an extra boost! Absolutely delicious! A southern classic, wilted lettuce salad was the way grandmothers used to make do with what they had but the combination of bacon grease (yes that's what I said), vinegar, and sugar makes … Thanks to Sandy for sharing this excellent family recipe. Hi! Growing up, one of my favorite things was a BLT. It's also great with shredded or sliced chicken breast added, it makes it taste like a chicken club salad.Even my extremely picky 6 year old loved it. With just a minimal amount of time and effort, this side dish might take over the dining tables of families around the globe. A few years ago, we attended my husbands’ cousin’s wedding and their reception was in a fancy hotel in Washington state. I make something similar but this is an upgraded version. Drain, slice and set aside. Hi Taylor, I’m sorry it didn’t work out the way you hoped. until crispy. It was a huge hit, as have been all your recipes. Love your site! By Angel. Natalie, Hi Natalie, I had no part in making the desserts for the wedding so I really don’t. Only addition was an avocado which was the perfect finishing touch! Thank you so much for your wonderful and encouraging feedback , Love the dressing I tried it and it was so amazing. You’re welcome! I am Natasha, the blogger behind Natasha's Kitchen (since 2009). Yummy. This BLT Salad is easy peasy and you have one ridiculously tasty salad! I made this salad for a big party, and this salad was gone so fast I didn’t even get a chance to try it!  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada), Yummy, yummy, yummy! Was perfect as a late dinner. I’m so happy you enjoyed that! Yummy, yummy, yummy! Grilling the romaine lettuce gives it a smoky flavor that's so good with bacon and cool ranch dressing! . Now, I will not be having a headache on thinking my next salad routine! Still counts as a salad though. I hope this helps. Her Ukranian influence has added new taste combinations and variety to our meals. There’s an interesting story behind this BLT Salad Recipe! Wonderful!. The dressing for this salad is spot on and my Mom mmm’d her way through her bowl. torn lettuce usually makes about 10 cups loosely filled. Irene, yes it would turn soggy, especially with croutons in there. Drain on a paper towel, then set aside. But perhaps never a BLT salad. We all enjoyed this a lot, especially my oldest who has a real thing for bacon. Chicken Salad with Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Rating: Unrated 222 This chicken salad has a creamy dressing and is best served over crisp lettuce leaves. This is a great salad to use up cherry tomatoes that seem to flourish profusely in the summer garden. We do love garlic, but if you aren’t a fan, it’s definitely ok to scale back. I highly recommend it. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Anyone can make a BLT salad (the name is a dead giveaway of the ingredients and it’s basically a deconstructed sandwich) but not every BLT dressing is created equal! Was excited to try this because it sounded like it would be a hit, but unfortunately for me the chives and garlic overpowered the dressing big time. If you scroll down to the bottom of the recipe card and hover over the “4” next to Servings, you can adjust the recipe for how many servings you need and it will automatically display the amount of ingredients you need for that many servings. Also, I would personally keep the bacon and croutons in separate zip-loc bags and leave croutons at room temperature since they can absorb moisture from the refrigerator. Because there’s lettuce… , Hi Natasha, Can you recommend a brand of mayo for this recipe. This salad is so good i loved it so much. Enjoy this my friends! but I was wondering how long the dressing will last if you want to make enough for several uses and use it later in the week(s)? I love all the components in this salad with the creamy dressing. Welcome to my kitchen! I was doing them in my newsletters for awhile but not on my blog, but it’s a great suggestion! Thanks for the tip on adjusting the serving size on the recipe card! Guests are it up. I love your blog, Natasha! The key with dressing is to have a little bit of sweet that balances out an "acidic" taste. I ignored it and it grew and grew and grew. Looks delicious. The cold crispy lettuce is gently wilted by the heat coming from the crispy bacon strips and the tangy salad dressing adds just the right bite. Stir together then add 1 to 2 Tbsp milk, or add milk to desired consistency. , 12 oz sliced cooked bacon* 1 to 2 cups croutons (click here for croutons recipe) 1 lb (3 cups) tomatoes (any kind) 1 medium/large head of lettuce,** chopped, rinsed and spun dry. Wonderful!! Thanks for your reply. Thank you Vicki, let me know how you like it . You’re welcome! I love all your recipes. Ha!! The email addresses you've entered will not be stored and will only be used to send this email. Here you'll find delicious, trusted recipes with easy step-by-step photos and videos. https://natashaskitchen.com/baked-salmon-with-garlic-and-d…/, https://natashaskitchen.com/blt-salad-recipe/. Welcome! FYI: Best Foods Real Mayonnaise west of the Mississippi; but it is known as Hellman’s Real Mayonnaise, east of the river. So easy and delicious. If you make this recipe, I’d love to see pics of your creations on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter! To assemble the salad, combine the potatoes, onions, bacon, tomatoes and lettuce on a large serving dish. This is a great salad to use up cherry tomatoes that seem to flourish profusely in the summer garden. I’m trying to make the dressing for this salad for tomorrow but don’t have milk on hand. Hi there! Light and delish! I’m so happy you liked it . 11 people, huge bowl of romaine with cocktail tomatoes and heaps of cooked bacon – GONE! . I just love the tomatoes you used. I don’t have anything like that currently. In a large skillet over medium heat, toss the bread pieces with the salt and pepper. You may or may not use all of the dressing depending on how large your head of lettuce was. I love this mess less way of cooking bacon. Toss with dressing; serve immediately. It’s low-carb, low-fat, low-calories and gluten free! I love the idea of adding chicken. BLT. In a blender or food processor, combine mayonnaise, milk, garlic and black pepper. Crecipe.com deliver fine selection of quality Iceberg lettuce, bacon mayonaise and peas salad recipes equipped with ratings, reviews and mixing tips. One year I had some leaf lettuce volunteer in one of my deck pots. I replaced it with Hellmans Just 2 Good, used skim milk, and added a tablespoon of lemon juice to the dressing. Guess I’m a newb. In a large mixing bowl, combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon and croutons. Top with sliced green onions. Read my disclosure policy. Place pan in oven until bacon is golden brown and crisp, about 40 minutes. In a small bowl, combine 3 Tbsp mayo, 4 Tbsp sour cream, 1 pressed garlic clove, 1/4 cup chives, 1/8 tsp black pepper and 1/4 tsp salt (or season to taste). Spread the mayonnaise dressing evenly over the top. I would definitely suggest dressing only as much as you want to eat and leave the remaining salad refrigerated without dressing. He takes after his mother. How long does it typically last? I hope that helps! The dressing was so simple but very good. That dressing would make a flip flop taste good. Thank you so much for boldly sharing that with others. Why not put it on a BLT salad loaded with fresh lettuce, crispy bacon, bright tomatoes and of course croutons (and these were homemade by the way!). I added a chopped avocado because I had one. I think this salad would be perfect For me and my daughters diet. Grilling adds a smoky flavor that's a welcome change from your typical salad. Please try again. You can … thank you! Heat oven to 350 degrees. I have a question, will it be too soggy if I mix it all together and will want to eat leftovers the next day? This wilted lettuce is also known as \"killed lettuce\" or \"kilt\" lettuce. and had to substitute green onion for the chives and wanted to make your croutons but ran out of time, so store-bought it was. Cook over medium-high heat, turning frequently, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. The croutons readily absorb moisture and will become mushy overnight and the lettuce will start to wilt. Praise the Lord! , Wow this looks so awesome, like all of your recipes, btw!! Great job! Kandy. Would you happen to have a receipe? Toss the pasta with your lettuce, tomatoes, and avocado (if using). Learn more... Natasha's top tips to unleash your inner chef! I also tossed in 1/4 cup of finely shredded sharp cheddar. What can I say, but YUMMY! You’re so welcome! I tried to fix it by adding more mayo and sour cream and a pinch of sugar, but it didn’t help. Hashtag them #natashaskitchen. Arrange bacon strips on a wire rack set over a baking pan. More layers, textures, flavors, bacon, fruit, and cheese. Thank you Alina, bacon makes everything taste better . Pared down the fat content in the dressing using low fat mayo and 2% milk and added onion powder for an extra boost! Loved, loved this salad. Yes, salad is very much needed today. Made it as per recipe for a main dish summer supper. Hi, Natasha! Thank you for sharing that with us! Thank you for sharing that Millie! We use her recipes often. * I baked 'ma bacon on a foil lined baking sheet 14-15 min at 400˚F. Garnish with watercress. You can also use romaine, or green leaf. This scrumptious and easy concoction is your dressing. With my husband on a diabetic diet, I immediately knew the regular mayo had to go. We all enjoyed this a lot, especially my oldest who has a real thing for bacon. This is brilliant!” Why not put the same tasty dressing on every salad possible? Thick cut bacon can take closer to 20 min. I think it’s more enjoyable than eating a sandwich and you definitely get alot more greens and tomatoes this way Enjoy!! You are welcome Rosa, thank you for sharing that with us . First of all I hate when people comment on a recipe sharing all the changes they made to any given recipe. I was wondering if once you have it all combined with dressing and all and you serve it but there is still some left over can you refrigerate the salad? **Photographed is a Boston lettuce (also known as bibb or butter lettuce). Drain, slice and set aside. Hi Rosa, this salad is really best eaten after it’s made. I decided to make a salad with … thank you!! Fish Tacos Recipe with Best Fish Taco Sauce. Remove … Toss with bacon, cheese and … We have a handy tool for that so you don’t have to calculate. That’s awesome!! Tip: This recipe can easily be made ahead of time – perfect for packed lunches. My 8 year old daughter love it. I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Hi Lulu,nI haven’t tried buttermilk, but you might try this method which I used for my other BLT salad recipe: In a medium bowl, combine chopped tomatoes with all of your salad ingredients, minus the milk. I used a mix of Romaine, Spinach and Red Leaf lettuce, Halved cherry tomatoes and in place of the bacon (that pesky diabetic diet again) I used one bag of the Hormel Real Bacon Pieces. I used a mixture of fat free sour cream and lowfat mayonnaise and a spring green mix. Making this for 20 this evening! This BLT Salad (Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato) is very basic and simple, like the sour cream dip. The chives freshly picked from my garden wow! As a side salad, it serves 6. I was worried it wasn’t enough dressing but it mixed well and was just right. I did make a few changes to this recipe, but nothing really out there. 3 Tbsp mayo 4 Tbsp sour cream 1 large garlic clove, pressed 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh chives 1/8 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp sea salt, or to taste 1 to 2 Tbsp milk, or add to desired consistency. I’m glad that was helpful! In a small bowl, combine 4 Tbsp mayo, 4 Tbsp sour cream, pressed garlic clove, 1/4 cup chives, 1/8 tsp black pepper and 1/4 tsp salt (or season to taste). So, here I am, and I’m going to make it for a potluck at my work in a few days, but I think I’ll add avocado as well. Thank you for this recipe. Place chopped lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, avocados and bacon in a large bowl. Make the dressing first to allow the flavors to meld. Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato & Avocado Salad. Easy Broccoli Bacon Salad … Cook in the oven for 5 minutes to help the bacon dry out. Made per recipe. You know the kind. I’m so happy you discovered our blog, Helen! This easy grilled romaine salad with bacon and ranch is perfect for a quick dinner. Also, the size of the clove matters – some cloves are significantly larger. BLT, nicely said. Looking forward to making this for my friends daughters reception set-up. Hi Natasha, I made this tonight it was so delicious. I’m so happy you enjoyed that. Hi Janmelle, it depends on if this is the main salad or a side salad. But..I do have buttermilk. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. 2. . In a large mixing bowl, combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon and croutons. But what I was looking for was an idea how many cups of lettuce you might use for this recipe. Oh you should definitely try it!! Arrange the onion and bread on top. Beyond Delicious. , I love that you are a Christian! tuna salad, potato salad + egg. That being said I made this exactly as stated and this has to be the most delicious salad we have ever had. Thanks for stopping by! -  More stuff than lettuce. Happy Birthday wishes to your son . The dressing in this BLT salad is exceptional! Drizzle over the dressing to serve. Just before serving, drizzle with dressing (adding it to taste) and toss to combine. Put the lettuce and peas in a bowl, add the dressing and toss to combine. This mouth-watering Avocado Bacon Chicken Iceberg Lettuce Wedge Salad is not only delicious, it’s also healthy! Hey Natasha! No leftovers! She said Natasha’s kitchen! sometimes people do not have all ingredients so they substitute what they have for similarities. I’m so glad you enjoyed that Sandy. Gently stir in the dressing until it … **Great lettuce options: Boston/bibb/butter lettuce, romaine, or green leaf lettuce. With only one tablespoon of bacon crumbles, you don’t have to feel guilty for eating it. * I baked ‘ma bacon on a foil lined baking sheet for about 14-15 min at 400˚F. You’re welcome Janelle, I haven’t measured that in cups so I wouldn’t have an exact answer for you. I have always wanted to make a BLT salad as well instead of the usual sandwich. I’m glad you enjoy the recipe! Whisk together the reserved bacon drippings, mayonnaise, vinegar and basil and let dressing sit, covered, at room temperature while you finish making the salad. Good for you to have a garden. So quick and we just loved it! Thank you for that feedback! In a bowl, mix together the mayonnaise and sweetener. my take on tuna nicoise salad minus the olives What can I say, but YUMMY! Thank you for that awesome review! It's also great with shredded or sliced chicken breast added, it makes it taste like a chicken club salad.Even my extremely picky 6 year old loved it. We are so happy you're here. We get into grooves where we make the same salad all the time for an entire season because we love it so much! A backing sheet cake with poppy seed layer cought my eye. Especially a salad that doesn’t make you feel like you’re eating salad. Bacon, lettuce and tomatoes are tossed together in a creamy dressing and served with crunchy bread croutons. 1. Cook over medium-high heat, turning frequently, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Thanks! 45%. FREE BONUS: 5 Secrets to Be a Better Cook! Just curious if you might have something like that (: Hi! I love the fresh ingredients and will try to make this salad on the weekend. lol. There was a salad on the menu and the dressing tasted just like a favorite salad of ours (Creamy Cucumber and Tomato Salad) except it was served over a bed of greens and I thought – “YAAAASSSS! Iceberg lettuce, bacon mayonaise and peas salad recipe. I venture to call this our new house salad; ‘Natasha’s House Salad.’ I won’t lie – I kinda like the sound of that! I'm Natasha Kravchuk. – haven’t tried this salad yet (but I’m gonna!) -  Just before serving, drizzle with dressing (adding it to taste) and toss to combine. Well, maybe not so awesome for you. Wilted Lettuce Salad is scrumptious with vinegar bacon dressing. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Yummy. I also cut my bacon into pieces and fried on stove and drained on paper towels. I tried this salad at my friends daughters birthday party, and I loved it SO much I asked where she got the recipe. Thanks again, it was good to get out of my usual Caesar salad mode too. 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