Best-Ever BLT

9
Total Time
17 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
7 min
Serves
2
Difficulty
Easy
The classic, delicious BLT is made even better with the addition of creamy avocado, peppery arugula and scallion mayo.

Ingredients

uncooked reduced fat bacon

4 slice(s)

reduced-calorie bread

4 slice(s), white or whole wheat

reduced calorie mayonnaise

2 Tbsp

uncooked scallion(s)

1 Tbsp, finely chopped

water

1 tsp

table salt

tsp

black pepper

tsp, coarsely ground

arugula

1 cup(s), baby leaves

avocado

½ item(s), medium, ripe but firm, cut into 8 slices

fresh tomato(es)

4 slice(s), beefsteak or heirloom

Instructions

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium heat; cook bacon, turning occasionally, until crisp, about 5 minutes. Remove to paper towels; drain.
  2. Toast bread.
  3. Meanwhile, mix together mayonnaise, scallions, water, salt and pepper in a small cup.
  4. Lay 2 slices of toast on a work surface. Spread half of mayonnaise mixture on each. Layer each with half of arugula, avocado, bacon and tomato. Top with remaining pieces of toast. Serve immediately. Yields 1 sandwich per serving.

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