1.Make basil dressing. Blend or process ingredients until smooth. Season to taste.
2.Cook bacon in heated oiled large frying pan until crisp, drain on absorbent paper.
3.Arrange lettuce leaves in large bowl, sprinkle with bacon, drizzle with dressing.
Prepare the bacon, lettuce and dressing on the morning of the picnic. Assemble the salad at the picnic. The ice cubes will “hold”the colour in the dressing.Note