Double the Meat Hold the Bread BLT Salad [+ Video]

 

This salad is our family favorite and guests beg us to make it when they visit. It seems so simple but double the meat hold the bread blt salad is amazing!

 

Will salad lower my cholesterol?

Fortunately, many ingredients that are commonly included in salads—such as various garden vegetables—are high in antioxidants, which help lower cholesterol levels.

Saturated fats and trans fats both raise LDL levels, so keep these out of your salad.

 

 

This salad is our family favorite and guests beg us to make it when they visit. It seems so simple but double the meat hold the bread blt salad is amazing!

 

I am a huge fan of carbs, they are just so delicious. Hot fresh bread, gooey macaroni and cheese, it doesn’t matter as long as I can devour it. But, if you know me at all you also know that I am a huuuuuuuuge fan of salad. Like, huge. Combine it with anything grilled (hello, because anything grilled is fantabulous) and I’ll love you forever.

 

This salad is our family favorite and guests beg us to make it when they visit. It seems so simple but double the meat hold the bread blt salad is amazing!

 

I just had to share one of our newest obsessions, well the recipe and the grill of course. And don’t worry because I like to give more than receive I’m letting one of you lucky ducks win the pretty grill pictured below. BUT!!! You must promise to try this recipe because it really does hit the spot every single time. All of the ingredients in the double the meat hold the bread BLT salad go perfectly together but that cilantro dressing might just be my favorite part.

 

Which Salad Greens are the Healthiest?

Not all leafy greens will build a super-nutritious salad.

In fact, America’s favorite lettuce, iceberg, ranks the lowest in nutritional value across the board (96 percent water content will do that!).

Turbo-charged spinach, on the other hand, boasts nearly twice the recommended daily value of vitamin K, half the recommended value of vitamin A, and ample amounts of calcium and iron.

Clearly, Popeye was on to something.

A cup of romaine is a tasty alternative, with a huge dose of vitamin A and a variety of other nutrients.

Or, for a mild but textured bed, red leaf lettuce clocks in at just 4 calories per cup, with nearly half of the daily recommended dose of vitamins A and K. Arugula (technically a cruciferous vegetable like broccoli, kale, and cabbage) also packs a healthy dose of nutrients and phytochemicals, which may inhibit the development of certain cancers.

And for the non-committal types, mixed greens (typically a mix of romaine, oak leaf lettuce, arugula, frisée, and radicchio) offer, well, a mixed bag of nutritional benefits, depending on the batch.

 


This salad is our family favorite and guests beg us to make it when they visit. It seems so simple but double the meat hold the bread blt salad is amazing!

 

Ok, now that that’s out of the way let’s talk food. I love a delicious BLT. I mean, who doesn’t?! But when I was hearing rumor years ago about a double the meat hold the lettuce cobb salad Cade and I started to play around with this salad recipe and oh my gosh you will love it! The steak and chicken are both marinated but it’s one of those marinades that whether you can only do 5 minutes or overnight it still turns out awesome.

 

This salad is our family favorite and guests beg us to make it when they visit. It seems so simple but double the meat hold the bread blt salad is amazing!

 

In fact the only difference is it just gets more awesome with time. Then add some fresh spinach and arugula (it adds a nice peppery touch) creamy avocados and juicy tomatoes with this awesome cilantro dressing that we made with our Blendtec, and you are good to go! We dress the salad with a little olive oil and lemon juice and then pile it all on top. Who needs bread when you’ve got all of that going on?!

 

 

This salad is our family favorite and guests beg us to make it when they visit. It seems so simple but double the meat hold the bread blt salad is amazing!

 

 

Double the Meat Hold the Bread BLT Salad

Yield: 6-8

Double the Meat Hold the Bread BLT Salad

Double the Meat Hold the Bread BLT Salad
This salad is our family favorite and guests beg us to make it when they visit. It seems so simple but double the meat hold the bread blt salad is amazing!
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 14 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 2lb flank steak
  • 4 chicken breasts, pounded flat or butterflied
  • 6 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 avocado, chopped
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 Cups Arugula
  • 2 Cups Spinach
  • 1 lemon
  • Olive Oil

For the Marinade- adapted from Rachel Ray

  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon montreal chicken seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon tabasco
  • 3 tablespoons worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil plus 1 teaspoon

For the Dressing

  • 1 Bunch Cilantro, stems cut off
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 9 limes, juiced
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 medium to large tomatillo, peeled

Instructions

For the marinade

  1. Whisk together all of the ingredients except the olive oil until combined.
  2. Continue to whisk as you drizzle in the oil.
  3. Separate the marinade between two ziploc bags and place the chicken in one and the steak in the other.
  4. Allow to marinate for 5 minutes, up to overnight.
  5. Remove the meat from the bags and grill on medium heat for 6-7 minutes for the chicken and 8-9 minutes for the steak.
  6. Flip each over and allow the chicken to cook for an additional 3 minutes and the steak an additional 5-7 minutes or until cooked through for the chicken and medium well for the steak.
  7. Place on a cutting board and lay tin foil over the top. Do not wrap in tinfoil. This will tent the meat and allow the juices to redistribute for better tasting meat.
  8. After 5 minutes slice thin on the diagonal.

For the dressing

  1. Place all of the ingredients into a blend and blend on high.
  2. Store in the fridge until ready to serve.

This will stay good for up to 7-9 days.

To Assemble

  1. Place some spinach and arugula on a plate and lightly drizzle with a little olive oil and lemon juice.
  2. Stack the steak, chicken and bacon on top and add the tomatoes and avocados.
  3. Drizzle with the salad dressing and serve immediately.

We heap ours onto a huge platter and serve family style.

Notes

This salad dressing keeps for about a week.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6-8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving:Calories: 904 Total Fat: 53g Saturated Fat: 11g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 39g Cholesterol: 199mg Sodium: 757mg Carbohydrates: 34g Fiber: 8g Sugar: 16g Protein: 75g
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200 comments on “Double the Meat Hold the Bread BLT Salad [+ Video]”

  1. Steak and veggies!

  2. Chicken with lime honey glaze!

  3. Any meat wrapped in bacon! 🙂

  4. My favorite thing to grill is a big steak, baked potato, and grilled veggies.

  5. I love to grill salmon & veggies!!!

  6. I love everything on the grill, but especially seafood.

  7. Shish kebabs are my favorite. They are just so delicious.

  8. We looove to grill steaks and veggies! Onions wrapped up in some aluminum foil are also in our list for a great barbecue brazilian style!!!

  9. Steak if course!

  10. grilled chicken skewers! So many delicious choices to grill from 🙂

  11. We love to grill grassfed hamburgers!

  12. Mmmm! I’m not a salad lover but this salad looks/sounds delicious!

    We love to grill chicken kabobs 🙂

  13. Our fave thing to grill is some short rib steaks ^_^

  14. i cant wait to bbq, there is still snow here!! i love anything bbq but my fav is salmon with dill and lots of butter

  15. My favorite thing cooked on the grill is salmon. Yum!

  16. Thanks to some time in Wisconsin, brats are my favorite thing to grill. Yum!

  17. Our favorite thing to grill is chipotle chicken cheeseburgers – so good! Some Adobo sauce mixed in the ground chicken, havarti on top, and avocado and spicy mayo to top them off (mayo mixed with Frank’s hot sauce). Yum!

  18. I love to grill, so picking a favorite is tough but I would have to say steak.

  19. Anything my husband grills is my favorite, but right now he’s making some fabulous BBQ chicken. Yum!

  20. Anything with avocado has to be good!

  21. cedar plank salmon!

  22. Oh Man, what a great giveaway. I love to grill portobello mushrooms

  23. Oh man, this is the best giveaway!

  24. My favorite thing to grill is hamburgers–there is just nothing like a grilled burger!

  25. My favorite thing to grill is veggies! Veggies on a stick! omnom yummy!

  26. My favorite thing to grill is pizza! I love, love, love pizza with pesto, chicken, mushrooms, sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese. 🙂

  27. fresh veggies!

  28. what a great recipe and great giveaway!

  29. This salad looks delicious!

  30. This grill looks incredible! We love to grill all summer and do a lot of chicken!

  31. I love to grill chicken with the bones and skin nice and slow.

  32. Steak and burgers!

  33. Gorgeous salad lady! And happy birthday week! 🙂

  34. I love to grill chicken & veggies! I’ll be making this salad soon.

  35. I love to grill veggies! Especially artichokes!

  36. So the grill. BEAUTIFUL! Holy crap we’d feel spoiled using that. But seriously that salad has my mouth watering. Can you just come be my personal chef?

  37. This salad looks amazing. Must try!

  38. Steak is my favorite thing to grill!

  39. What an amazing grill. So looking forward to warm weather recipes!

  40. Love a good kabob!

  41. I love grilled veggies and bbq chicken

  42. This grill would be amazing! My husband and I just started looking for a new grill!

  43. I love pizza on the grill.

  44. Fish and vegetables are great on the grill.

  45. OMG! Everything looks so delicious! My favorite thing to grill is some steak and kabobs!

  46. Grilled Tri-Tip steak and sweet corn. Salad looks delicious cannot wait to try it! Thanks for the chance to win!

  47. Grill ALL the things!

  48. I love to grill chicken and asparagus.

  49. shrimp and corn

  50. chicken! and shrimp!

  51. I love to make shish ka bobs!

  52. Love to grill veggies and shush kabobs!

  53. Burgers and Pork Chops! MMMMMMM!

  54. Chicken/veggie shish kabobs with garlic herb marinade!

  55. Dear Carrian, I discovered your site through KitchenAid on Instagram and I happy I did. You have a beautiful site and your food looks wonderful. Thank you for hosting such exciting giveaways.
    This salad is right up my alley. I love a hearty salad, especially when the weather warms up. It is so satisfying. This looks delicious!
    This may sound so simple but my favorite thing to grill are hotdogs. I remember when I was younger, grilling up hotdogs with my father during our Summer cookouts. I grew up in a traditional Italian family and hotdogs weren’t considered a meal on their own, it was just to hold us over until dinner. It is still a treat for me to have a grilled hotdog.
    Wishing you and your family a blessed Easter, Catherine

  56. I grill everything. I love to gtill pork the most.

  57. potato & onions foil pack

  58. My favorite thing to grill is veggies…Lots and lots of veggies!!

  59. steak and corn

  60. Steak all the way!

  61. On the grill: chicken, steak, pork, fish, shrimp, zucchini, eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, onions, leeks, fennel — peaches! You name it. Everything tastes better grilled.

  62. The rafflecopter answer box doesn’t show up for me, so I’ll write it here: falafel burgers!

  63. I love grilling kabobs and potatoes!

  64. We love grilling burgers and steak!

  65. I love to grill fruit!!

  66. I love grilling fresh corn on the cob and veggies in the summer!

  67. i love grilled chicken and any grilled vegetables!

  68. Yummo!!!! Can’t wait to try this one. Having company on Saturday and think this will fit the bill perfectly!

  69. On a HUGE grilled white onion kick right now. Eat it like popcorn!

  70. I love some grilled BBQ-rub chicken with white BBQ sauce. Oh my!!

  71. Nothing tastes better than grilled chicken and vegetables!

  72. I like to grill bone in chicken. Slow and low. Taking the time to enjoy the outdoors and then the time to share with the family.

  73. I need this grill!

  74. I love kabobs on the grill. Jamaican jerk shrimp are my absolute favorite. 🙂

  75. We love to grill a whole cut up chicken basted the entire time with a vinegar sauce-my grandmothers recipe!

  76. Oooo I’m actually going to do this for dinner tonight! Although I might take out the steak part as I’m not a big fan of it. But everything else sounds yummy!!

  77. Ok, Carrian, you know you want to give this to your favorite cousin!! (That’s me, ps ;). And that salad seriously does look amazing!

  78. This recipe looks delicious! I will definitely be trying it.:) oh and I love Grilling tomatoes and onions and steak of course.

  79. Chicken and corn are my favorites and also hot links

  80. This looks amazing and I am going to make it for my mom’s birthday this weekend!!

  81. chicken, pizza, steaks, fish – you name it – I love it all!

  82. Polynesian shrimp….like at Disney’s Ohana! My hubby is a carnivore and he would love this!

  83. Love the sounds of this recipe!!!

  84. Look delish! All of these salad recipes are just so colorful and enticing. 🙂

  85. Don’t have a grill but would love to have one

  86. I love to grill hot dogs! So not gourmet, but I love them!

  87. I love to grill summer vegetables from my garden

  88. Everything on the grill is great but I love kabobs with fresh veggies.

  89. I would love to try to your recipe on a new grill

  90. I love to slow grill, over charcoal and wood chips, a pork shoulder. Sooo delicious!

  91. Chicken, just goo ole chicken then use the leftovers for sandwiches, salad, whatever.

  92. I love the quinoa salad. Yum

  93. My favorite thing to grill is ribeye steak!

  94. Now, this is a salad I can get on board with!