Bacon Lettuce & Tomato Layered Salad

INGREDIENTS

SERVINGS 6-10 …

1 lb bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
1 tablespoon bacon drippings
1 cup mayonnaise
1⁄4 cup sour cream
2 teaspoons white vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced
1⁄4 cup fresh basil, finely chopped
1⁄8 teaspoon ground black pepper
1⁄2 teaspoon seasoning salt (Lawrys)
2 teaspoons sugar
1 head iceberg lettuce, rinsed dried and shredded
2 large tomatoes, thinly sliced
1 small red onion, very finely sliced
2 cups seasoned croutons

DIRECTIONS

In a blender, mix together the reserved bacon drippings, mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper, sugar and basil blend dressing and set aside.
Layer lettuce, tomato, onion, in a 9X13 aluminum pan.
Spread mayonnaise mixture evenly over tomato,top with bacon.
Cover and chill 2 hours.
Just before serving top with,croutons.