Tomato Bun BLT

Tomato Bun BLT – Healthy Recipe #8

Everything is better with bacon, right? Of course! We have removed the toast, bread or whatever else you normally make a BLT with. We have a feeling this will be an immediate favorite.

Ingredients:

  • 12 slices bacon, halved
  • Black pepper
  • 4 beefsteak tomatoes
  • 2 pieces romaine, torn into pieces
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 2 tbsp. mayo

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Make a bacon weave: On a baking sheet, line 3 bacon halves side-by-side on the pan. Lift one end of the middle bacon slice and place a fourth bacon half on top of the side pieces and underneath the middle slice. Lay the middle slice back down. Next, lift the two side strips of bacon and place a 5th bacon half on top of the middle piece and underneath the sides. Lay the side slices back down. Finally, lift the other end of the middle slice and place a 6th slice on top of the side pieces and underneath the middle slice. Repeat the weaving process 4 times. Season bacon weaves with pepper.
  2. Place an oven-safe cooling rack on top of the bacon (to prevent curling) and bake until bacon is crispy about 20 minutes.
  3. Transfer bacon weaves to a paper towel-lined plate.
  4. Slice tomatoes and reserve inside tomato slices for other uses.
  5. To make the sandwich, top the bottom slice of a tomato with romaine, bacon weave, and avocado. Slather top tomato slice with mayo and top on sandwich.

source: Delish

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