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Bacon Lettuce Tomato Salad

Bacon Lettuce Tomato Salad

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  • Yield: 4 to 6 side-dish servings
  • Prep 25 mins
  • Bake 18 mins

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Ranch salad dressing mixed with steak seasoning makes a flavorful topper for this delicious main-dish salad.


  • 8 ounces hickory-smoked bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 cups torn romaine lettuce
  • Homemade Croutons (recipe below)
  • 1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup bottled ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon Kansas City-style or Montreal steak seasoning or dry rib or pork rub


  1. In a 10-inch skillet, cook bacon until almost crisp. Remove bacon from skillet; discard fat. Drain bacon on paper towels. Set aside.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine romaine, Homemade Croutons and tomatoes. In a small bowl, combine ranch salad dressing and steak seasoning. Drizzle dressing over salad; gently toss to coat. Serve immediately. Makes 4 to 6 side-dish servings.

Homemade Croutons


  • 2 cups cubed sourdough, Italian or French bread
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread cubed sourdough, Italian or French bread in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with black pepper and kosher salt. Toss to coat. Bake for 10 minutes. Stir; bake for 8 to 10 minutes more or until crisp and brown. Makes 2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

(Bacon Lettuce Tomato Salad)

iron (mg) 2, vit. A (IU) 3596, vit. C (mg) 22, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, fiber (g) 3, sugar (g) 4, sodium (mg) 908, Potassium (mg) 439, calcium (mg) 40, chol. (mg) 38, sat. fat (g) 10, Monounsaturated fat (g) 18, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 11, Folate (µg) 113, cal. (kcal) 468, pro. (g) 10, carb. (g) 16, Fat, total (g) 34, Niacin (mg) 3, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0

Comments (1)

rosebudd6 wrote:
Our price-cutter store has this salad in their deli and they add a short pasta to it . This makes a more substantial salad and is very tasty.

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