BLT Chopped Salad with Avocado

BLT Chopped Salad with Avocado

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell.com, March 2017

Turn a classic sandwich into a healthy salad with this easy BLT-inspired recipe. Didn't think a BLT could get any better? Add creamy avocado to punch up the flavor and texture.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • Dressing
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh chives
  • 1½ teaspoons lemon juice
  • ⅛ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper
  • Salad
  • 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 firm ripe avocado, diced
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, chopped

Preparation

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  1. To prepare dressing: Combine mayonnaise, buttermilk, blue cheese, chives, lemon juice, Worcestershire, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Stir to combine.
  2. To prepare salad: Add lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, and bacon to the bowl and toss with the dressing. Serve immediately.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: About 2 cups
  • Per serving: 250 calories; 22 g fat(4 g sat); 5 g fiber; 9 g carbohydrates; 6 g protein; 146 mcg folate; 17 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 6,629 IU vitamin A; 15 mg vitamin C; 57 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 343 mg sodium; 586 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (133% daily value), Folate (36% dv), Vitamin C (25% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 3½ fat, 1 vegetable, ½ high-fat protein

Reviews 2

September 10, 2017
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By: Debra Baldwin
Delicious! Substituted 2 tbls of plain yogurt for buttermilk.
March 31, 2017
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By: Penelope Wall
Love this salad. I like to substitute tamari almonds for the bacon to make it vegetarian.
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