Layered BLT Salad

Southern Living
Another type of lettuce, such as Red Leaf, also would work great in this salad version of the popular sandwich.
8 servings


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1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 large head iceberg lettuce, torn (about 4 cups)
1 (32-ounce) package thick bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
6 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
3 cups large croutons


Stir together first 7 ingredients until well blended.

Layer lettuce, bacon, and tomato in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over tomato, sealing to edge of dish. Cover and chill salad at least 2 hours. Sprinkle with croutons, and serve immediately.

Created date

December 2001