Low-Carb Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap

With crunchy bacon, creamy avocado and tasty salmon, the Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap turns a classic sandwich into a low-carb dream meal.  With crunchy bacon, creamy avocado and tasty salmon, the Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap turns a classic sandwich into a low-carb dream meal. 

This recipe had its origins in my very favorite BLT. Not your classic bacon lettuce and tomato sandwich, but a BLT all spiffed up with added salmon and avocado. 

I’d been eating the sandwich at a local restaurant for ages. With a balcony overlooking the river and craft beer too, it’s a favorite stop.

But then I decided to go keto. Yup, keto throws a monkey wrench into any sandwich. Add in restaurant closures from Covid-19, and it’s all over.  With crunchy bacon, creamy avocado and tasty salmon, the Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap turns a classic sandwich into a low-carb dream meal. 

So when my Sunday blogging group decided to feature BLT’s, I wondered how I’d manage.

I decided the answer was turning it into a lettuce wrap. Yum! 

Ingredients

Now I admit that the idea of doing a lettuce wrap was a little intimidating. I remember some pretty awkward lettuce wraps in my past. But when I look online, most of the lettuce warps were simply folded over like a taco. No fancy burrito wrap at all. I can do that, I thought.

When I finished, well, it wasn’t super cute, but it was absolutely delicious. In fact even when I stop keto, I think this is going to be my go-to version.

Bring on swim-suit season! 

With crunchy bacon, creamy avocado and tasty salmon, the Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap turns a classic sandwich into a low-carb dream meal. 

Mmm

Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap

Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

With crunchy bacon, creamy avocado and tasty salmon, the Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap turns a classic sandwich into a low-carb dream meal. 

Ingredients

  • 12 ounce salmon filet
  • 1 Tablespoon oil
  • 4 large lettuce leaves (I used Romaine)
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 4 slices cooked bacon
  • 1 avocado, sliced

Instructions

Heat oil in frying pan on medium heat.  Salt and pepper salmon, then sauté until cooked through, about 3 minutes per side.  If the salmon has skin, discard it.

Lay out the first lettuce leaf and drizzle the front half with ½ Tablespoon mayonnaise.  Top the mayonnaise with 1-2 tomato slices, 1 slice of bacon broken in half, a few avocado slicesband ¼ of the cooked salmon (about 3 ounces). 

Fold the back half of the lettuce forward to make a “top” for your wrap.  Secure with a toothpick if needed.

Repeat with the other 3 lettuce leaves and remaining ingredients. 

Serves 2.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 801Total Fat: 62gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 46gCholesterol: 136mgSodium: 596mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 9gSugar: 3gProtein: 49g

Nutrition data accuracy may vary with product selection, calculator accuracy, etc. Consult a professional for the best information.

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6 thoughts on “Low-Carb Salmon BLAT Lettuce Wrap

    1. Inger Post author

      I was kind of shocked at the calories in this, even without the bread. So that’s some real incentive to keep doing it this way!

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