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Basil BLTs

My guys are away on a camping trip, and I'm practically giddy with the idea that I can eat whatever I want for the next few days.   While both eat bacon, neither likes lettuce or tomato, and both would rather forego the bread.    They can easily put away an entire pound of bacon by themselves, and still be looking for a snack afterwards.   

Since technically this is my "vacation",  I decided I'd make meals easy.  I used Oscar Mayer Fully cooked bacon, something I hadn't tried before.   It was ok, but next time I'd opt for cooking it myself.  I topped it with romaine lettuce, roma tomato, and that fantastic greek yogurt spread.   I held back a little of the chopped basil for photography purposes, and sprinkled it on top (I've yet to master taking pics of white foods).  Thank you to Alisa L for sharing this recipe!






                     
* Exported from MasterCook *

                                Basil BLTs


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------  ------------  --------------------------------
     1/4           cup  mayonnaise or plain Greek yogurt- used greek yogurt
  2        tablespoons  minced fresh basil
  1           teaspoon  lemon juice
     1/4      teaspoon  salt
     1/8      teaspoon  garlic powder
  8       thick slices  French bread (diagonally cut) -- toasted
  4                     lettuce leaves
  2             medium  tomatoes -- each cut into four slices
  8                     cooked bacon strips- used Oscar Myer Fully Cooked Bacon

In a small bowl, mix the first five ingredients. Spread over four slices of bread; top with lettuce, tomatoes, bacon and remaining bread. Yield: 4 servings.

Source:
  "http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/basil-blts"



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