A near-perfect balance of sweet, smoky, crusty, and salty, the BLT is what food dreams are made of. If only it were healthy to eat bacon and mayo on a daily basis.

This recipe was featured as part of our Tomatoes! recipe gallery.

  • Yield: 1 serving
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Total: Under 10 mins
  • Active: Under 10 mins

Ingredients (7)

  • 2 thick-cut sourdough or wheat sandwich bread
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 large piece of leaf lettuce
  • crisped bacon
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


Toast 2 slices of thick-cut sourdough or wheat sandwich bread. Spread 1 piece with 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise, then layer on a few thick-cut tomato slices and sprinkle with kosher or sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Top with a couple of slices of crisped bacon and a large piece of leaf lettuce. Close with the other piece of bread, slice in half, and serve.