BLT Wedge

blt wedge
Menu Part: 
Salad
Cuisine Type: 
American
Serves: 
4

The name says it all. Everyone's favorite sandwich served as a salad with a warm bacon vinaigrette dressing.

Ingredients

1 large head iceberg lettuce
6 oz. bacon
3 tbsp. cider vinegar
3 tbsp. water
Salt and coarsely ground pepper, to taste
1 large tomato, diced
2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
Rye croutons
Parsley sprigs
 

Steps

1. Cut lettuce into four wedges; place on salad plates and chill until ready to use.

2. Cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove and drain on paper towels. Pour off all but 2 tbsp. drippings.

3. Add vinegar, water, salt, and pepper to drippings. Simmer, whisking constantly, for 1 min. Crumble bacon and add to dressing in skillet, stir in tomatoes.

4. For service, pour hot dressing over iceberg wedges. Garnish with hard-cooked eggs, croutons, and parsley.
 

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