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Turn a deconstructed BLT into a salad! Tip: bake the croutons and bacon together on the same baking sheet.

Erin Merhar and Dawn Perry
Recipe by Southern Living June 2016

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Alison Miksch

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Serves 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375°.

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  • Prepare Croutons: Toss together bread, melted butter, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl. Place on a baking sheet, and bake 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from oven, and set aside.

  • Prepare Dressing: Combine shallot and vinegar in a medium mixing bowl, and let stand for 5 minutes. Whisk in buttermilk and next 5 ingredients.

  • Make Salad: Arrange romaine lettuce hearts onto a serving platter. Top with sliced tomatoes and chopped bacon, and drizzle with 3 Tbsp. of dressing. Add croutons, parsley, and basil. Serve immediately with remaining dressing on the side.

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