BLT Salad with Crostini

BLT Salad with Crostini

FROM: Chuckie

PREP TIME: 10

COOK TIME: 20

SERVINGS: 4

DESCRIPTION:

BLT Salad with Crostini

INGREDIENTS:

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

DIRECTIONS:

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.

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select item1/3 cup fat-free mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing
select item4 tablespoons milk
select item3 tablespoons chopped oil-packed dried tomatoes, drained
select item1 clove garlic, minced
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select item6 cups torn mixed salad greens
select item3 plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped (1 cup)
select item1 small cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
select item1/2 cup cubed Muenster or mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)
select item8 slices turkey bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled

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