BLT Salad

Photo: BLT Salad

TOTAL TIME: 15 min
Prep: 10 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: 5 min
 
YIELD: 4 to 6 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 1 avocado, cut into medium wedges
  • 2 romaine lettuce hearts, quartered
  • 20 fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 1 pound bacon, cut into large dice and cooked until crisp
  • Country bread, for serving, optional
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Directions

Place the garlic in a medium bowl with a generous pinch of salt. Add the vinegar and slowly whisk in the oil. Add the tomatoes and avocado to the dressing and toss to coat.

Preheat the grill to high.

Brush the romaine with olive oil and season with salt. Place face-down on the grill and cook quickly for about 20 seconds, and then lay face-up on a platter.

Add the basil and bacon to the tomato mixture, quickly toss and serve over the warm romaine with some grilled country bread if desired.

Wine suggestion for this recipe:
Pinot Grigio

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