Ultimate BLT with Heirloom Tomatoes and Asiago Basil Mayonnaise

It only took 3 months after planting but we finally have tomatoes in our backyard!  Not sure what is going on this summer but it has taken forever just to get one stinkin tomato!  However now that they are of course in abundance it’s time to use’em up!  We’re a sandwich family!  We love making burgers, melts and anything that involves meat and bread.  I’ve also tried to watch what I’ve been eating over the summer because I’m in the gym these days and don’t want to waste it by eating tons of bad foods.  So instead of traditional bacon I cooked up some Butterball® Turkey bacon and slapped it on huge BLT.

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I’m always pleasantly surprised how good turkey bacon is every time I eat it.  It’s like I’ve never had it before and forget just how tasty it is.  In fact while cooking it up my wife snagged a few pieces and literally said, “DANG that’s good.”  I’m thinkin it will probably be a regular from here on out J.  Back to the sandwich.  BLT’s are great and all but I wanted to twist it up a bit and add on a ton of delicious goodness like, an asiago basil mayonnaise, butter lettuce, a fried egg and some cheddar cheese.  I also switched up the bread a little bit and you can to.  Pick something that is fresh from your local bakery like French, Italian or an Artisan loaf like I did.  You will be wowed at how much better the sandwich is.

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I also took the liberty in stacking high by making it a triple decker which my wife hates, but man does it just look so much better!  To me if it’s hard to eat and sloppy it seems to always be delicious, guaranteed.


Also for a little silky buttery taste I added on some slices of avocado!


Last but not least, pin the big picture below and for sure make this BLT!


Ultimate BLT with Heirloom Tomatoes and Asiago Basil Mayonnaise
Indulge in this delicious loaded Turkey Bacon Ultimate BLT with Heirloom Tomatoes and Asiago Basil Mayonnaise!
For the Mayonnaise:
  • ½ cup of mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup of shredded asiago cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon of white wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
For the Sandwich:
  • 16 strips of crispy cooked Butterball® Turkey Bacon
  • 4 assorted heirloom tomatoes thinly sliced
  • 4 fried eggs
  • 4 leaves of butter leaf lettuce
  • 1 thinly sliced seeded and peeled avocado
  • 6 slices of toasted artisan bread
  • 4 slices of cheddar cheese
  • Kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper to taste
  1. Mayonnaise: Mix together all of the ingredients in a medium sized bowl and keep cool.
  2. To Plate: Spread a thin layer of the asiago-basil mayonnaise on the bottom of a sliced of toasted Artisan bread and then a sliced of cheddar cheese. Next place on a leaf of lettuce followed up with ¼ of the assorted sliced tomatoes. Add on a ¼ of the avocado slices and season with salt and pepper. Add on 4 slices of crispy turkey bacon followed up with 1 fried egg and a slice of toasted artisan bread. Repeat the same process to make a triple decker Ultimate BLT with Heirloom Tomatoes and Asiago Basil Mayonnaise.

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