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BLT Club Sandwiches

BLT Club SandwichesThe 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 cooked bacon
12 slices whole wheat bread
1/2 cup mayonnaise
4 lettuce leaves
2 large tomatoes, cored, each sliced into 6 slices

Cooking Directions:

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

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): 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 provided courtesy of National Pork Board.