Time to celebrate national BLT month! Weave your way into deliciousness with this BLT sandwich… emphasis on the bacon! Be sure to shop our Weekly Ad to pick up the ingredients at a great price.
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12 slices smoked bacon, cut crosswise in half
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
1½ teaspoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1½ teaspoons sriracha chili sauce
8 slices favorite bread, toasted
8 thick slices tomatoes
¼ teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
8 slices pepper Jack cheese
4 large lettuce leaves
Preheat oven to 400°; line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. Assemble bacon into 4 bacon weaves on prepared pan (see step-by-step assembly how-to); bake 20 minutes or until browned and crispy.
In small bowl, stir mayonnaise, basil and chili sauce.
Evenly spread 4 slices of toast with Sriracha-Basil Mayo; evenly top with tomatoes and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Evenly top with bacon weaves, cheese and lettuce; close sandwiches and cut in half.
How-to make a bacon weave:
You need 3 uncooked bacon slices cut crosswise in half for each bacon weave. Weave as shown in steps 1-4 below.
Bake in center of 400° preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
Transfer to paper towel-lined plate to drain.
Try this sandwich with Lemon-Thyme Mayonnaise by stirring together 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon lemon zest and ½ teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves.
Approximate nutritional values per serving: 633 Calories, 37g Fat (12g Saturated), 142mg Cholesterol, 1234mg Sodium, 55g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 19g Protein