• 7 Ratings

Prepare this American classic with the finest ingredients, such as Comstock bacon, plump Jersey tomatoes, and fresh bread. Enjoy a BLT when tomatoes are at their peak in late summer and early fall.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lay 12 strips of bacon on a cooling rack placed over a parchment-lined baking sheet; transfer to oven, and bake until crisp and browned, 15 to 18 minutes.

  • Toast bread, and spread one side of each slice with mayonnaise. Arrange lettuce on two slices; top with basil leaf, tomatoes, and bacon. Season with salt and pepper. Top with remaining bread slices, and cut on the diagonal. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

For a little variety, add different ingredients to make new sandwiches, like a BLAT (with avocado), a BLOAT (with onion and avocado), or a BBT (with basil instead of lettuce). Note: Raw eggs should not be used in food prepared for pregnant women, young children, or anyone whose health is compromised.


7 Ratings
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  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1