Bacon-Lettuce-and-Tomato Inspired Summer Salad

BLT inspired salad with avocado and spinach and a yummy balsamic dressing

Lettuce, avocado and tomatoes with a yummy balsamic dressing

Check out this BLT-inspired salad with a little addition of avocado and spinach, topped off with a yummy balsamic dressing. For a vegetarian version, substitute with tempeh bacon bits.

Above, lettuce, tomatoes, avocado and dressing being prepped to store and tote, shown in our translucent Portion Perfect Weight-Loss Kit.

Ingredients

  • 4 thick slices bacon
  • Small head of lettuce; handful of spinach leaves
  • A handful of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 Avocado
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • Squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

How To

  1. Cook bacon, straining excess fat.
  2. Wash and chop lettuce.
  3. Wash and chop cherry tomatoes.
  4. Peel, pit, and chop avocado.
  5. Combine lettuce, tomatoes and avocado in your XL lidded container.
  6. Chop bacon and reserve in your medium lidded container.
  7. To make dressing, whisk together: olive oil, vinegar, mustard, lemon juice, and sea salt.

Reserve dressing in your smallest lidded container, and drizzle over salad right before enjoying!

Did you like how we worked in the little supergreen spinach into the salad with crunchier lettuce? Just a little trick for upping the nutritional value of your meal.

We loved testing this one—hope you do, too.


Anna Dietze
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