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Antilope
January 20th, 2012, 11:28 PM
Southern Living Layered BLT Salad

One of the top rated Southern Living magazine recipes of 2001.

Another type of lettuce, such as Red Leaf, also would work great in this salad version of the popular sandwich.

1 (8-ounce) container sour cream
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 large head iceberg lettuce, torn (about 4 cups)
1 (32-ounce) package thick bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
6 plum tomatoes, thinly sliced
3 cups large croutons
STIR together first 7 ingredients until well blended.
LAYER lettuce, bacon, and tomato in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over tomato, sealing to edge of dish. Cover and chill salad at least 2 hours. Sprinkle with croutons, and serve immediately. Yield: 8 servings.
Prep: 20 min., Chill: 2 hrs.

Source: Southern Living Magazine, 2001