Sophisticated BLT

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Tonight, we wanted a quick and light dinner. I chose to make BLT’s, but wanted to fancy them up a bit.

I made a spread for my BLT that would be more than just mayo. I mixed a couple tablespoons reduced fat mayonnaise with 1 tablespoon dijon mustard, minced garlic, kosher salt, pepper, and Italian seasoning.

Once I toasted my cracked wheat sourdough bread, I spread each slice with the dijon/mayo mixture.

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Once my spread was on each slice of bread, I layered my sandwich with heirloom tomatoes and arugula.

After the arugula was placed on top of the tomatoes, I placed two wedges of brie cheese and turkey bacon. I then introduced the top half of my sandwich to the bottom, cut it in half and enjoyed a healthy dinner that didn’t take long at all to make.

Ingredients

  • 2 slices cracked wheat sourdough, or bread of your choice
  • 3 slices turkey bacon
  • heirloom tomato slices
  • 2 wedges of brie cheese
  • arugula
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dijon
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  1. Mix together mayonnaise, dijon, minced garlic, Italian seasoning, kosher salt, and pepper.
  2. Cook turkey bacon.
  3. Toast bread.
  4. Spread mayo mixture on each slice of bread.
  5. Layer with tomato, arugula, brie cheese, and turkey bacon.
  6. Slice in half and enjoy.

Until next time, Kris

 

 

 

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