Bacon Lettuce Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Recipe by kittycatmom
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (16 ounce) bottle vinaigrette (Olive Oil Vinaigrette)
  • 13
  • 8
    ounces mozzarella cheese, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1
    (16 ounce) French bread or (16 ounce) Italian bread, unsliced
  • 1
    large head bibb lettuce
  • 6
    plum tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 12
    slices bacon, cut into thirds and cooked (thick)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Stir together vinaigrette and lime juice. Place cheese slices in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish; drizzle with 1 cup vinaigrette mixture, and set remaining vinaigrette mixture aside. Let cheese stand 20 minutes.
  • Slice top one-fourth off bread loaf. Scoop out bread, leaving a 1-inch-thick shell. (Reserve top and center for other uses.) Place shell on a baking sheet, and brush inside evenly with 1/2 cup vinaigrette mixture.
  • Bake at 400° for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden; cool. Line bread bowl with lettuce. Fill with tomato and cheese; top with bacon. Serve with remaining vinaigrette mixture.
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