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BLT with Peppered Balsamic Mayo

 BLT with Peppered Balsamic Mayo
Here’s my twist on a classic. Creamy avocado, balsamic mayo and crisp salad greens make this version legendary in my book. For a lighter take, I often use turkey bacon. —Ami Boyer, San Francisco, CA
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 bacon strips, halved
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 8 slices bread, toasted
  • 2 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and sliced

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove
  • to paper towels to drain.
  • In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, vinegar, pepper and salt. Spread
  • half of the mixture over four toast slices. Layer with bacon, salad
  • greens, tomatoes and avocado. Spread remaining mayonnaise over
  • remaining toast; place over top. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 501 calories, 37 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 870 mg sodium, 32 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 11 g protein.