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.
¼ tsp. Alderwood Smoked Sea Salt
Tuscany Spice Blend (to taste)
Vanilla Turbinado Sugar (to taste)
1/3 cup buttermilk
1 Tbsp. fresh chives, finely chopped
1 lb bacon
1 head romaine lettuce
1 pkg cherry tomatoes
1 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
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.
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