Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Salad

This classic combination makes a great sandwich, but it also makes for a super salad. Use an Italian dressing, vinaigrette, or your own favorite dressing.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 cups chopped romaine
  • 1 cup chopped radicchio
  • 1⁄2 cup croutons
  • 1⁄4 cup Italian dressing
  • 1⁄4 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄8 tsp. ground black pepper


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, cook bacon until browned and crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain, reserving 1 tablespoon of bacon drippings.
  • In a serving bowl, combine tomatoes, bacon, reserved drippings, romaine, radicchio, and croutons. Toss with dressing. Season with salt and pepper.