Basil mayo BLT


You'll need

1 tbsp lard or oil 4 thin slices smokehouse bacon, rind removed 4 thin slices spelt sourdough bread, lightly toasted 1 baby cos, leaves shredded   Roasted tomatoes 4 ripe tomatoes, sliced thickly lengthways 1 tsp thyme   Basil mayonnaise 2 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp lemon juice, or to taste 1 tbsp thinly sliced basil

Method

  • 01
  • For roasted tomatoes, preheat oven to 200C. Place tomatoes on a baking tray lined with baking paper, sprinkle with thyme and season to taste. Roast until tender (20-25 minutes). Set aside and keep warm.
  • 02
  • Heat lard or oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, add bacon and turn occasionally until golden and cooked to your liking (5 minutes for medium-crisp).
  • 03
  • For basil mayonnaise, mix ingredients in a bowl and season to taste. Spread on 2 slices of bread, then top with bacon, roasted tomato and lettuce. Drizzle with pan juices, sandwich with remaining bread and serve.

At A Glance

  • Serves 2 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 2 people

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Sep 2014

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