Recipe

Caramelized Bacon Chopped Salad

Caramelized Bacon Chopped Salad
Caramelized Bacon Chopped Salad

Everyone loves a good BLT! This salad combines colorful fresh ingredients, caramelized bacon, and cheese with a traditional, tasty, and easy-to-make buttermilk dressing.

  • 30-60 minutes
  • Soups/Salads

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Ingredients

From The Spice & Tea Exchange®
1 TBS Vik’s Garlic Fix!
¼ tsp Alderwood Smoked Sea Salt
Tuscany Spice Blend (to taste)
Vanilla Turbinado Sugar (to taste)

From the Grocer
½ cup sour cream
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 TBS fresh chives, finely chopped
1 lb bacon
1 head romaine lettuce
1 pkg cherry tomatoes
1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese

Preparation

WHISK together sour cream, buttermilk, chives, Vik’s Garlic Fix, and Alderwood Smoked Sea Salt. Refrigerate.
SPREAD bacon slices on a cookie sheet and sprinkle with Tuscany Spice Blend and Vanilla Turbinado Sugar. Place pan of bacon in a cold oven. Set temperature to 400?F and bake for 15-20 mins or until crispy. Set bacon on paper towels to absorb excess grease. Once cooled, chop or crumble into small pieces and set aside.
REFRIGERATE lettuce, tomatoes, cheese in a salad bowl until chilled.
ASSEMBLE salad by tossing lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and bacon with dressing to taste.

Yield: 4-6 servings
Total Time: 40 mins
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 20 mins