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Roasted BLT Salad

Look at all this goodness on a plate!

I don't consider myself much of a salad person but I do tend to eat one at least 3 to 5 times a week. Usually just a plain jane Spinach salad no dressing with just a little s&p. Now that I think about it I guess thats really not salad per say maybe just raw Spinach in a bowl. OH Yum! (pure sarcasm ;) I do love my spinach but sometimes different is a good thing. I haven't saved many salad recipes but the same day I found this one, we had it for dinner. Let me tell you even my meat eating, carb crazy husband ate this for dinner and didn't complain. That is a miracle in it's own, to him salads are a pre-dinner affair. If it made him happy I say it's a keeper!

one year ago: Egg & Bacon Toast Cups


Roasted BLT Salad

  • 4 slices bacon
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 6 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 baguette, cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, quartered lengthwise
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • Italian Herb seasoning, to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. *Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large skillet cook bacon over medium high heat until crispy. Drain on a paper towel. Break into large pieces; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, line a large baking pan with foil. Add tomatoes; toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil and season lightly with salt. Bake uncovered for 10 to 12 minutes. Transfer tomatoes and their juices to a medium bowl. Place bread cubes and romaine quarters on the baking pan. Drizzle romaine with with 2 teaspoon and toss gently to coat. Return pan to oven; bake 5 to 7 minutes or until bread is golden and romaine is browned at edges.
  3. Add bread to the medium bowl with the tomatoes. Toss gently to combine. Let stand 5 minutes to allow bread to absorb some of the juices. Transfer all to a serving platter. Drizzle with remaining 2 teaspoon olive oil. Season with salt & pepper and Italian herb seasoning to taste.

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Slightly Adapted from: bhg January 2013


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The Queen said...

Now I have to make this. I am drooling and begging all my facebook friends to make this and bring it to me.

JKT said...

OH Boy! That's one tasty salad! Thx!

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