Bite-Sized BLT Ranch Bread Bowls

Bite-sized versions of foods are popular for entertaining because they are easy to eat, but they are also very kid-friendly. There is something about a mini version of our favorite foods that make it more appealing, especially for children.

These bite-sized BLT ranch bread bowls have all of the taste of a regular BLT sandwich in a fun, tiny, bite-sized bowl. Aside from a BLT, you could also fill these mini bread bowls with many different ingredients. You could make mini taco salads, pizza bowls, or fill the bread bowl with cheeseburger ingredients! I always make my BLT sandwiches with ranch dressing instead of mayonnaise and the OPA! Greek-style yogurt ranch is perfect for these mini bites.

I am a dip and dressing lover. Ranch, honey mustard, and ketchup are my favorites and I often have several different dips on my plate for dinner. My husband thinks I’m crazy and my son is following in my footsteps with his love for condiments. I must have gotten the taste buds from my mom, who as a child, ate and loved ketchup sandwiches. I often think about how many calories I am really consuming with all of these different dressings that I love and eat often. Most of us don’t measure out a serving size, so I can imagine that the calories add up quickly. That is why I love Litehouse’s new Opa! Greek-style yogurt dressings. Opa ranch is delicious in these bite-sized BLT ranch bread bowls, and is a Greek-style yogurt dressing with only 60 calories! Using yogurt instead of sour cream makes this a low calorie dressing, but is still the delicious ranch flavor we all love. Everyone loves bite-sized foods, so change it up and serve your next BLT sandwich in a fun, mini bread bowl!

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Bite-Sized BLT Ranch Bread Bowls

Serves 8-12 | Finish in 35 minutes
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All the delicious fixings of a BLT in a bite- sized bread bowl. These BLT ranch bread bowls make dinner time fun!

Ingredients

1 loaf of frozen bread dough, thawed and risen
3 cups of lettuce chopped small
2 cups of cherry tomatoes diced
½ cup of diced bacon
½ cup of Litehouse® OPA! Ranch Dressing
Salt and pepper

Directions

1. Thaw the frozen bread dough as directed on the package. Spray a mini muffin tin with non-stick cooking spray and pre-heat the oven to 350°.

2. Cut the dough into 24 pieces, roll into balls, and place one in each space. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, chop the lettuce, cherry tomatoes and bacon and sprinkle with a dash of salt and pepper and set aside.

3. Once the bread is baked, let cool. Cut the centers out of each roll to make a mini bowl. Fill each bread bowl with the bacon, lettuce and tomato mixture and top with ranch dressing.


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