A near-perfect balance of sweet, smoky, crusty, and salty, the BLT is what food dreams are made of. If only it were healthy to eat bacon and mayo on a daily basis.
This recipe was featured as part of our Tomatoes! recipe gallery.
2thick-cut sourdough* or *wheat sandwich bread
1large piece of leaf lettuce
freshly ground black pepper
Toast 2 slices of thick-cut sourdough or wheat sandwich bread. Spread 1 piece with 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise, then layer on a few thick-cut tomato slices and sprinkle with kosher or sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Top with a couple of slices of crisped bacon and a large piece of leaf lettuce. Close with the other piece of bread, slice in half, and serve.