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BACON CAPRESE SALAD

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Caprbacsld - Recipes
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BACON CAPRESE SALAD
 
PREP TIME
10 mins
TOTAL TIME
10 mins
 
This recipe for bacon caprese salad is layers of tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, bacon, avocado and basil leaves, all drizzled with a lemon vinaigrette. The perfect summer main course or side dish!
Author: Dinner at the Zoo
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 6 servings
INGREDIENTS
  • 6 large ripe tomatoes, cut into ¼ inch thick slices
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into ¼ inch thick slices
  • 16 basil leaves
  • 8 slices of cooked Smithfield Hometown Original Bacon, cooked and cut in half crosswise
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 4 cups of arugula leaves
  • 1 and ½ tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
 
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Place the arugula onto a platter. Place rows of tomato slices on the platter. Tuck slices of cheese, bacon, avocado and basil leaves in between the tomato slices.
  2. In a small bowl whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil; season generously with salt and pepper.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the tomato mixture and serve immediately.