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BLT Salad

by Joe Cassady


1 pound bacon

3/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup milk

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Salt to taste

1 head romaine lettuce - rinsed, dried and shredded

2 large tomatoes, chopped

2 cups seasoned croutons


Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat, turning frequently, until evenly browned. Drain, crumble and set aside.

In a blender or food processor, combine mayonnaise, milk, garlic powder and black pepper. Blend until smooth. Season the dressing with salt.

Combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon and croutons in a large salad bowl. Toss with dressing, and serve immediately.

Serves 6

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