Deconstructed BLT Salad with Avocado Dressing

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April is National BLT month! To celebrate this food holiday, we put a spin on your traditional BLT sandwich.  

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Ingredients
BLT Salad

  • 4 romaine hearts, halved
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 10 strips cooked turkey bacon, chopped
  • 1 1/3 cups cooked brown rice
  • 1 1/3 cups no salt added canned corn, drained
  • ½ cups green onion, sliced

Avocado Cilantro Dressing

  • ¼ cup light sour cream
  • 1 ½ Tablespoons honey
  • ½ garlic clove
  • ½ medium avocado
  • 1 Tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/8 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 teaspoon water
     

Directions

  1. Plate 2 halved romaine hearts face down on 4 plates. Divide remaining salad ingredients evenly over 4 plates.
  2. To make avocado cilantro dressing, combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender until fully combined. Drizzle 3 tablespoons over the top of each salad before serving.
     

Serves 4
 

Nutrition Information
Per salad serving and 3 Tablespoons dressing
Calories: 261
Total Fat: 12 g
    Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 446 mg
Total Carbohydrate: 29 g
    Dietary Fiber: 7 g
    Sugars: 15 g
Protein: 13 g