Rating: 4.5 stars 4.5
370 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 255
  • 4 star values: 77
  • 3 star values: 27
  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 5

Tangy, crunchy salad with all the things you love about the wonderful B.L.T. sandwich! You will make this again and again!



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Drain, crumble and set aside, reserving 2 tablespoons of the drippings.

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the reserved bacon drippings, mayonnaise, vinegar and basil and let dressing stand, covered, at room temperature.

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, toss the bread pieces with the salt and pepper. Drizzle with the oil, continue tossing and cook over medium-low heat until golden brown.

  • In a large bowl mix together the romaine, tomatoes, bacon and croutons. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.

Nutrition Facts

440 calories; protein 12.2g; carbohydrates 23.4g; fat 34.1g; cholesterol 30.8mg; sodium 1343.5mg. Full Nutrition