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BLT Salad with Crostini

Makes: 4 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
BLT Salad with Crostini
  • 1/3  cup  fat-free mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing
  • 4  tablespoons  milk
  • 3  tablespoons  chopped oil-packed dried tomatoes, drained
  • 1  clove garlic, minced
  • 12  thin slices baguette-style French bread
  • 6  cups  torn mixed salad greens
  • 3  plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped (1 cup)
  • 1  small cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1/2  cup  cubed Muenster or mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
  • 8  slices turkey bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled

1. For dressing, in a blender container or food processor bowl, combine mayonnaise or salad dressing, milk, dried tomatoes, and garlic. Cover and blend or process until tomatoes and garlic are finely chopped. Set dressing aside.

2. Place bread slices on a baking sheet. Bake in a 450 degree F. oven for about 5 minutes or until toasted. Turn slices over; spread with some of the dressing. Bake 3 minutes more; set aside.

3. Meanwhile, in a large bowl toss together salad greens, chopped tomato, cucumber, cheese, and bacon. Drizzle with dressing; toss lightly to coat. Serve with toasted bread slices. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (BLT Salad with Crostini)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 236,
  • Fat, total (g) 12,
  • chol. (mg) 33,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 22,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • pro. (g) 13,
  • vit. A (RE) 124,
  • vit. C (mg) 18,
  • sodium (mg) 913,
  • calcium (mg) 141,
  • iron (mg) 2,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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