Tuesday, February 5, 2013

52 sandwiches #3: california BLT

I modified this recipe from Ina Garten.  This is her California BLT from her book Barefoot Contessa at Home.  For this sandwich, I spread light mayonnaise on a slice of toasted, whole wheat bread.  I topped it with 2 slices of crispy, turkey bacon; romaine lettuce; avocado slices, which were gently tossed with lemon juice; tomato slices; and sprinkled with salt and pepper.  I spread more mayonnaise on the other slice of toasted, whole wheat bread and topped the sandwich with it.
BLT sandwich 1 This is a really good sandwich.  It's like Ina Garten says in her book, "I love a good bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich, but this is even better. . . the avocado puts it right over the top."  I highly recommend this one!
BLT sandwich 2
** I am attempting to make 52 sandwiches. Read more about how this project got started here. See all the sandwiches I've made so far here.**

2 comments:

  1. I love the Barefoot Contessa - I heard an NPR interview with her last year and was quite convinced she could be my new best friend. I've never had a recipe of hers fail - but I do adjust fat and salt quantities in some recipes - I don't know how her husband stays so slim!

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