Turkey BLT Avocado Salad

This salad has all of the delicious flavor you'll find in a classic BLT, but without any of the extra carbs.

Lauren Harris-Pincus, M.S., R.D.N.

You can easily shave off about five minutes of prep time by whipping up the dressing in advance. The rest you can quickly toss together to get a whopping 31g of protein and a healthy dose of fiber.

Nutrition (per salad, with 1Tbsp dressing)

Calories: 280; total fat: 13g; saturated fat: 1g; protein: 31g; carbohydrates: 14g; sugar: 7g; fiber: 6g; cholesterol: 95mg; sodium: 800mg

Recipe and photo by Lauren Harris-Pincus, M.S., R.D.N., of Nutrition Starring YOU.

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Prep time

8 min.

Cook time

2 min.

  • 2 slices uncured turkey bacon (look for brands with 35 calories per slice)
  • 3 slices (3 oz) reduced sodium turkey breast, rolled up and sliced
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups salad greens
  • 1/4 avocado, diced
  • For the Greek yogurt balsamic vinaigrette:
  • 1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 tsp honey or sorghum syrup
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Cook turkey bacon in microwave between paper towels, according to package directions.

Roll up turkey slices into a tube shape and cut in even pieces so they look like spirals when turned on their side.

Fill a bowl with chopped salad greens. Add turkey, tomatoes, crumbled turkey bacon, and diced avocado.

Drizzle with 1-2Tbsp of dressing, and save the remainder of the recipe for another salad. To save even more time, make dressing in advance.