BLT Salad | Gestational Diabetes UK

This BLT Salad is just scrumptious. Romaine lettuce, rocket, juicy ripe plum cherry tomatoes, cucumber, avocado, a whole lot of smoked streaky bacon, crowned with a sprinkle of selfmade garlic croutons, yum!

BLT Salad

BLT Salad | Gestational Diabetes UK

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Direction: Major Foods, Salads
Delicacies: British
Nutrition: Diabetic, Gluten Unfastened
Key phrase: bacon, croutons, salad
Unfastened or Subscription Recipe: Unfastened Recipe
Unfastened from: coconut, dairy, eggs, gluten, nuts
Prep Time: 10 mins
Prepare dinner Time: 10 mins
Overall Time: 20 mins
Servings: 1 serving
Energy: 791kcal
Creator: Jo Paterson


For the salad

  • 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon or unsmoked in case you want
  • 6 entire cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 handful romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1 handful rocket
  • ½ medium avocado pitted and sliced
  • 6 slices cucumber
  • a pinch salt and flooring black pepper
  • mayonnaise to serve

For the garlic croutons

  • 1 slice bread gluten-free if wanted
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 massive clove of garlic finely sliced


For the garlic croutons

  • Pull a slice of well-tolerated bread aside into bitesize items
  • Upload a tablespoon of olive oil to a frying pan and warmth on top
  • Toss the items of bread during the scorching olive oil, upload the slices of garlic on best of the items of bread after which drizzle with any other glug of olive oil to flippantly coat the whole lot. Fry on top for a minute or so, till the bread turns crisp and on all edgesTIP: lay the items of garlic on best of the bread to keep away from it touching the ground of the frying pan and burning
  • As soon as crisp, drain the croutons on a work of kitchen paper

For the salad

  • Grill the streaky bacon in your liking. It may be performed prematurely and eaten chilly or used heat at the salad (whichever you favor)
  • Get ready the salad through layering the components in a bowl
  • Most sensible with items of bacon, the croutons, season after which serve with full-fat mayonnaise or vegan mayonnaise in case you are dairy-free


For lend a hand discovering an appropriate GD-friendly bread, take a look at this publish.
Dietary information does no longer come with bread for the croutons (because the dietary price of bread differs considerably between differing kinds), or mayonnaise as that is non-compulsory


Energy: 791kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 14g | Fats: 78g | of which saturates: 18g | Fibre: 7g | of which sugars: 2g

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