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Slocum House Chopped BLT Salad
with Creamy Bacon Dressing




  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 4 fresh tomatoes, seeded and sliced
  • 1 cup sliced red onion
  • 1 1/2 cups crumbled crispy bacon
  • 1/2 cup toasted cashews, chopped
  • Creamy bacon dressing

Creamy Bacon Dressing

  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon Tabasco sauce
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped crispy bacon
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped basil
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. Prepare dressing by combining all ingredients in a bowl and whisk until smooth.
  2. Assemble salad by tossing iceberg lettuce with tomatoes, onion, bacon, half the cashews, and the dressing.
  3. Sprinkle remaining cashews over top of salad and serve.

Posted by LladyRusty at Recipe Goldmine 1/13/2002 2:43 pm.

Source: Recipe used with permission from Chef Jim LaPerriere, Slocum House - News 10 Midday Sacramento, August 15, 2001

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