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BLT Club Sandwiches

BLT Club Sandwiches recipe

The classic bacon-lettuce-tomato sandwich is never better than during tomato season, eaten two-handed, with tomato juices dripping to your elbows. Serve with potato salad, corn-on-the-cob and sweet pickle spears. And plenty of napkins.

Recipe Ingredients

12 strips bacon, cooked
12 slices whole wheat bread
1/2 cup mayonnaise, reduced-fat
4 leaves lettuce
2 large tomatoes, cored, each sliced into 6 slices

Method

  1. Spread 1 slice bread with 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise; top with a lettuce leaf.
  2. Spread 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise on each side of another bread slice; place on lettuce.
  3. Top with 3 slices tomato and 3 strips bacon.
  4. Spread a third slice of bread with 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise. Invert bread on bacon and press down gently.
  5. Cut each sandwich in half or in quarters.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Serves 4.

Nutrition Calories: 380 calories Protein: 14 grams Fat: 17 grams Sodium: 970 milligrams Cholesterol: 25 milligrams Saturated Fat: 4 grams Carbohydrates: 47 grams

Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Pork Board - porkbeinspired.com.

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