Ranch Chicken Salad BLT’s

Many of my new recipes lately have been a direct result of my desire to continue Stretching my Chicken. This one is no exception. I found this recipe in an insert in a Rachael Ray magazine.

Of course I had to change things up a bit as I just can’t leave well enough alone. I really like to try to lighten a recipe up as much as possible without compromising the taste too much. Again I swapped in Greek yogurt, reduced the amount of mayo and ever so painfully, reduced the amount of bacon called for in the original recipe. I did not get around to making rolls from scratch this time but sometimes, things have to give a little. So here it is, ridiculously simple and insanely delicious.

Ranch Chickens Salad BLT’s
serves 4

1/2 cup nonfat Greek yogurt, plain
3 tablespoons mayonnaise, homemade is preferable, try this one here
2 teaspoons thyme, chopped
1 clove garlic, finely grated
1 pound cooked chicken, shredded
1/4 pound cooked bacon, chopped
1/4 teaspoon pepper
8 Boston or Bibb lettuce leaves, washed and separated
4 onion or kaiser rolls
1 large tomato, sliced

In a medium bowl stir together the yogurt, mayonnaise, thyme and garlic.

Stir in the chicken and bacon, season with pepper.
Place a lettuce leaf on the bottom of each roll, add a big dollop of the chicken salad and a slice of tomato. place roll top on.
Viola! Dinner is served! Enjoy


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