benton’s bacon blt lettuce wraps

Benton's bacon blt lettuce wraps

I love BLT’s.  In the summer, they are perfection with a fresh tomato, crisp bacon and lettuce.  I am a purist and most of the time this is it.  The sweet, juicy tomatoes with the bright lettuce and the salty, smokey, crispy bacon.  Perfection.

Well, last night I wanted to try something a little different.  I wanted to use my wonderful new Benton’s Bacon in a play on a BLT – a lettuce wrap with a BLT salad.  Think chicken salad but with tomatoes and veggies and crisp bacon.  By adding more veggies than just tomatoes, I felt less guilty, and the flavors are bright and delicious.

BLT Lettuce Wraps

1 container of cherry or grape tomatoes, halved and sliced
1/2 red pepper, diced
1 tbsp red onion, minced
1/2 ear of fresh corn, cut from the cob
1/2 avocado, diced
1/2 pound Benton’s Hickory Smoked bacon, diced and fried-crisp
1/4 cup greek yogurt
1/4 cup mayonnaise
pepper and salt to taste
Bibb Lettuce, whole leaves

Gently mix together all of the ingredients until well combined.  Scoop a little of the “salad” mixture on the lettuce and wrap like a taco.

What? You think there should be more? :)

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