BLT Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

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One of the greatest things to have in the summer is a Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich, with lots of mayo, squishy bread, crisp lettuce and a juicy tomato! That’s one of my favorite childhood memories and something I still love today, but squishy white bread, although very good, not great for the waist line and mayo, yeah I don’t do it very often.

So this salad is one of the best ways to enjoy the BLT experience without the guilt of the full on sandwich.

062215 035 I really love the tanginess of the dressing from the apple cider vinegar, the spiciness of the mustard and it goes really well with the saltiness of the bacon.  The calories I miss from the bread and mayo I feel it’s ok to add a little shredded cheese!

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First make your dressing, combine fat free Greek yogurt, spicy brown mustard, apple cider vinegar, honey, salt and pepper.  Let it hang out in the frig to marry together.

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Then if your lucky go out to the garden, pick a few tomatoes, some lettuce, wash and clean them up.  I only used three pieces of thick cut thick bacon, and I just quickly pan fried them.

062215 047This made a perfect lunch to pack up and take on the road Sunday. Just put a nice layer of fresh lettuce in a bowl, then chop up your tomatoes and cooled bacon and top your lettuce.  Then drizzle on your dressing and sprinkle with cheese. I did that and took it with me and ate about 2 hours later and it wasn’t globby, I think because theres no oil in the dressing.  The dressing is also good on chicken strips and sweet potato fries.

Recipe: Dressing –

1/4 cup of plain fat free Greek yogurt

1/4 cup of spicy brown mustard

2 TBSP of applice cider vinegar

1 TSBP Honey

Salt & pepper to taste

4 cups of lettuce

3 to 4 tomatoes chopped

1 lb of turkey bacon, browned and crumpled

Combine Greek yogurt, mustard, vinegar, honey, salt & pepper in a jar and shake well.  Refrigerate for at least an hour before using & you can keep it for up to a week

I did an individual salad, but you could do one large salad and it would be enough to feed about 3 people

In a large bowl put the lettuce in first, then chopped tomatoes and bacon, then drizzle the dressing and a sprinkle of cheese.

6 thoughts on “BLT Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

  1. chroncont

    This is such a delicious looking salad! My guys would love it with the Honey Mustard Dressing 🙂 Thanks for sharing it at Together on Tuesdays!!!

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