#LowCarb BLT Salad recipe so good you won't even miss the bread! (2024)

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This BLT Salad packs all the traditional flavors of a classic BLT sandwich, but without the carbs. You won't even miss the bread!

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What’s not to love about a fabulous bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich, right? Actually, the only thing I don’t like about it is the carbs. But that’s an easy fix; just make it in salad form instead!

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Healthy BLT Salad

Healthy means different things to different people, depending on their lifestyle and way of eating. For me, healthy means avoiding highly processed foods as much as possible. Basically, shopping mostly along the perimeter of the grocery store (produce, dairy, and meat) and avoiding the center aisles (with items like canned and boxed food) whenever I can.

This salad recipe is free of gluten, grains, and refined sugar. It focuses on vegetables first and foremost, and additionally uses a little bit of beef bacon.

Because I always keep a good-quality mayo on hand, I whip up a quick creamy mayo-based dressing for this recipe. Because what’s a BLT (of any kind) without mayo, right?!

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BLT Salad Keto

As written in the recipe below, this salad is keto and will easily fit into a ketogenic lifestyle.

BLT Salad Paleo

To make this recipe paleo friendly, simply use unsweetened canned full-fat coconut milk in place of the heavy whipping cream in the dressing.

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BLT Salad Variations

In its most basic form, what makes a BLT is bacon, lettuce, and tomato. As a kid, BLT sandwiches were in our regular summertime dinner rotation, and it was one meal that everyone went crazy for! Once you have those three base ingredients, you can tweak the salad to suit your tastes or health goals. For example, bump up the protein or add healthy fats!

Pro Tip: Fry up adouble batch of bacon and use it to make salads again later inthe week.

BLT Chicken Salad

Adding chicken is a great way to bump up the protein! You can cook your chicken on the grill, pan-sear it (chicken cutlets work great for this), or even use leftover roast chicken.

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Salad with Bacon and Avocado

Avocado is a delicious way to increase the healthy fat in a BLT salad! I usually go with half of an avocado per serving.

A Note About Beef Bacon

I like bacon, but I don’t eat pork and I really don’t like turkey bacon. Because of this, it’s hard for me to find a bacon product I like! Recently I found beef bacon (i.e., beef navel) at Whole Foods (the Wellshire Farms brand). It tastes great, and I love that it’s raised without antibiotics and has no added hormones or artificial ingredients. And it fries up very similar to regular bacon!

Please note that this isn’t sponsored, I just really love this product and wanted to share for those of you who are looking for beef bacon. Because I know how hard it can be to find a great product!

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BLT Salad

By: Faith Gorsky

This BLT salad packs all the traditional flavors of a classic BLT sandwich, but without the carbs!

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Prep Time 10 minutes mins

Course Salad

Cuisine American

Servings 1 serving

Calories 261 kcal

Ingredients

Dressing:

Salad:

  • 2 cups chopped green leaf lettuce
  • ½ medium tomato chopped
  • 1 scallion green and white parts, thinly sliced
  • 3 slices beef bacon cooked until crispy and chopped

Instructions

  • For the dressing, whisk together all ingredients in a small bowl.

  • For the salad, arrange all ingredients in a shallow bowl or on a plate.

  • Drizzle the dressing on top of the salad and serve immediately.

Faith's Tips

  • Net Carbs: 4g per serving (whole recipe is 1 serving)
  • Fry up adouble batch of bacon and use it to make salads again later inthe week.
  • Make this salad dressing up to 2 days again and store it covered in the fridge until using.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts

BLT Salad

Amount Per Serving

Calories 261Calories from Fat 198

% Daily Value*

Fat 22g34%

Saturated Fat 6g38%

Cholesterol 40mg13%

Sodium 568mg25%

Potassium 406mg12%

Carbohydrates 6g2%

Fiber 2g8%

Sugar 3g3%

Protein 10g20%

Vitamin A 6075IU122%

Vitamin C 17.3mg21%

Calcium 26mg3%

Iron 0.8mg4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Keyword BLT Salad

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