Drizzled with homemade vinaigrette, ripe tomatoes steal the show in Deconstructed BLT—our twist on the traditional BLT sandwich. French baguette slices smothered in goat cheese rounds out this delicious salad.
6 bacon slices
4 French baguette slices
1/4 cup soft goat cheese
4 cups Bibb lettuce
2 large tomatoes or 4 medium tomatoes, sliced
1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 large garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
How to Make It
Cook bacon until crisp; drain and set aside. Toast baguette slices until golden, and spread with goat cheese; set aside.
Divide lettuce and tomato slices between 2 plates. Whisk together vinegar and next 5 ingredients; drizzle over tomatoes and lettuce.
Top salad with reserved bacon and baguette slices. Sprinkle with additional black pepper, if desired.