bacon salad tomato dressing
  • (1 cup) whole-wheat country bread, cubed
  • (2 tsp.) extra-virgin olive oil
  • (4 medium) tomatoes, divided
  • (3 Tbsp.) reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • (2 Tbsp.) chives or scallion greens, minced
  • (2 tsp.) distilled white vinegar
  • (1/4 tsp.) garlic powder
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • (5 cups) chopped hearts of romaine lettuce
  • (3 slices) center-cut bacon, cooked and crumbled



Bacon Salad w/Tomato Dressing

Fresh tomatoes tossed with romaine lettuce, homemade croutons and crumbled bacon, all in a creamy tomato dressing.

Preparation Time

About 10 minutes

Cook Time

About 20 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 350°F. Place bread cubes on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil and toss. Bake 15-20 minutes, turning once.
  2. 2Halve one tomato and grate both halves over a bowl, avoiding the skin. Whisk with mayonnaise, chives, vinegar, garlic powder and pepper.
  3. 3Roughly chop the other 3 tomatoes. Toss tomatoes, romaine lettuce and croutons with dressing. Add bacon and

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 151
  • Total Fat 6 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 20 g
  • Protein 5 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 306 mg
  • Fiber 4 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Salads with Pork

Recipe Ethnicity: Italian

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Pork, Eggs, Dairy

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.