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BLT Salad with Buttermilk Dressing Recipe

5 from 1 vote


  • 8 slices bacon
  • half baguette (8 ounces), sliced into 3/4 inch cubes about 4 cups
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 green onion, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 pound romaine hearts, coarsely chopped (or other salad greens)
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Arrange bacon in a single layer on 1/2 of a rimmed baking sheet. On the other side of the baking sheet, add the bread cubes and toss with the olive oil. Bake for 15 minutes, tossing the bread cubes halfway through. The bacon should be crisp and the bread cubes are toasted. Crumble the bacon into large pieces.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together buttermilk, mayonnaise, vinegar, and green onions. Season with salt and pepper. Add in lettuce, tomatoes bacon and croutons; toss to coat with dressing. Serve immediately.


from Fresh Flavors Fast Cookbook from Martha Stewart Everyday Food
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