1 lb. bacon
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. black pepper, salt to taste
1 head romaine lettuce, rinsed, dried, and shredded
2 lg. tomatoes, chopped
2 cups seasoned croutons
Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, turning frequently, until evenly browned. Drain, crumble, and set aside.
In a blender or food processor, combine mayonnaise, milk, garlic powder and black pepper. Blend until smooth. Season the dressing with salt.
Combine lettuce, tomatoes, bacon, and croutons in a large bowl. Toss with dressing and serve immediately. 6 servings.