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BLT Skewers With Avocado Sauce

BLT Skewers with Avocado Sauce brings all of the flavors of the sandwich that we love to your fingertips!

A head of lettuce that\'s been hollowed out and filled with Avocado sauce. Skewers filled with bacon and tomatoes stick out from the lettuce.There are a lot of events this time of year that have me entertaining. I’m always looking for new no-fuss appetizers. I had some bacon leftover from the Bacon, Lettuce Tomato and Avocado sandwiches we had for dinner. I just thought that making a BLT Skewers with Avocado Sauce would be perfect for any entertaining that I was doing.

Front down photo of a head of lettuce that\'s been hollowed out and filled with Avocado sauce. Skewers filled with bacon and tomatoes stick out from the lettuce.The men in our family love bacon. In all fairness, so do the ladies. So serving this on Father’s Day would be a great idea, and all of the beautiful colors make it perfect all summer long. Talk about fun and delicious!Photo showing how to hollow out the top of a head of lettuce and adding a bowl for avocado sauce.

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BLT Skewers With Avocado Sauce

Bacon Lettuce Tomato Skewers with Avocado Sauce is like enjoying a BLTA at your finger tips.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 8 people
Author Hostess At Heart

Ingredients

Skewers

  • 1 head of iceberg lettuce
  • Grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 pound bacon cooked
  • Green leaf lettuce

Avocado sauce

  • 1 avocado
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 11/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Special Supplies

  • Bamboo forks skewers or decorative toothpicks
  • Glass or clear plastic bowl with a 1/2 cup capacity

Instructions

  • Using a sharp knife, carve out the middle of the head of lettuce in the shape of the bowl. Carve deep enough for the bowl to sit even or slightly above the edge of the cut circle.
  • Cut bacon and green leaf lettuce into approximately 1 inch pieces. Feed skewer first with a grape tomato, followed by the bacon and then the lettuce. Push picks into the head of lettuce.
  • Combine all of the sauce ingredients together. Whip in a small food processor until creamy. Place bowl into the center of the iceberg lettuce and fill with sauce.
  • Refrigerate in a covered container or plastic wrap. Store sauce with plastic wrap pushed down against the surface of the sauce (airtight).

Nutrition

Serving: 8g | Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 349mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 401IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg
This recipe was calculated using the exact brands and measurements I used to make this recipe. If you are following a strict diet please note changing anything will cause the nutritional info to change. My calculations are intended as a guide only.
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Friday 18th of March 2022

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Michelle

Friday 17th of June 2016

Julie- these will be great to take to summer potlucks! Avocados and bacon are my favorite! Thanks for the recipe!

Julie Menghini

Friday 17th of June 2016

My husband ate almost the whole thing himself! It was fun and easy to do. Thank you Michelle!

Angie | Fiesta Friday

Thursday 9th of June 2016

I need this recipe!! I'm giving a summer party aka son's going away to college party and this fits the bill, Julie! So fun!

Julie Menghini

Thursday 9th of June 2016

Thank you Angie! John tried to eat the whole thing himself over a couple days LOL!

Suchitra

Wednesday 8th of June 2016

I so love your creativity Julie! It looks gorgeous! What n easy appetizer! Just perfect! Thanks for sharing.

Julie Menghini

Wednesday 8th of June 2016

Thank you Su!

Candice @ Whole Health Hacks

Wednesday 8th of June 2016

Genius way to enjoy the delicious flavors of a BLT! This looks perfect for summer BBQ season!

Julie Menghini

Wednesday 8th of June 2016

Thank you Candice! I agree that it's great for summer.