Breadless BLT

Breadless BLT

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins - 15 mins


Serves 4
Forget the bacon sarnie - pack a healthier lunchbox with this low-calorie crispy bacon, tomato and roasted sweetcorn salad

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal300
  • fat17g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs18g
  • sugars11g
  • fibre4g
  • protein16g
  • salt3.5g
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  • 2 tbsp half-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • pinch of golden caster sugar
  • 198g can sweetcorn, drained


    sw-eet corn

    Also known as corn on the cob, sweetcorn is composed of rows of tightly packed golden yellow…

  • 55g pack of cooked crispy bacon, broken into pieces (reserve 4 whole rashers) – or grill your own rashers



    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • 1 iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 3 large ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges



    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…


  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Make the dressing in a small bowl – mix the mayo, mustard, lemon juice, sugar and some seasoning. Tip the sweetcorn onto a non-stick baking tray and roast in the oven for 10-15 mins until crispy and golden. Set aside to cool.

  2. Meanwhile, combine the bacon bits with the lettuce and tomatoes in a large bowl. Add the sweetcorn and coat in the creamy dressing. Divide into 4 portions and top each with a rasher of bacon. The salad will keep in the fridge for up to 2 days without the dressing.

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15th Aug, 2016
replace the corn with roasted and skinned red or orange pepperr
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8th Jan, 2016
Lovely Lunch! The saltiness of the bacon contrasts well with the sweetcorn and the dressing isn't even needed but I am tempted to add pine nuts the next time :)
12th Aug, 2015
Made this for a BBQ and daughter asked for it again before she goes to Spain for a year as part of her degree. I substituted roast peppers for the sweetcorn.
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