California BLT Tossed Salad

BLT's go California style with avocado and a citrus-ranch dressing.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Lemon Ranch Dressing

1/3
cup ranch dressing
1/2
teaspoon grated lemon peel

BLT Salad

1
bag (10 ounces) ready-to-eat American blend salad greens (iceberg lettuce, romaine, red cabbage, carrots and radishes)
12
slices ready-to-eat cooked bacon, cut into pieces
1
large tomato, cut into wedges
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and cut into wedges

  • 1 Mix all Lemon Ranch Dressing ingredients.
  • 2 In serving bowl, toss salad greens and bacon with dressing until coated. Garnish with tomato and avocado.

Expert Tips

Look for already-cooked bacon in the supermarket with the regular bacon. Just reheat it in the microwave.

Toast your favorite bread and add some watermelon wedges, and you'll have a cool summer meal. Try root beer floats for dessert.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
295
(
Calories from Fat
225),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
510mg
510%;
Total Carbohydrate
9g
9%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
9g
9%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
18%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.