- 1/2 lb bacon (approximately 12 slices)
- 8 slices white bread
- 8 leaves iceberg lettuce (fresh and full)
- 8 slices ripened tomatoes
- 8 tbsp mayonnaise
No American picnic and school lunch will be complete without a toasted BLT sandwich. A favourite among adults and children, a BLT is a simple yet delicious sandwich with crispy textures. The name of the sandwich stands for Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato, which are the main ingredients.
BLT sandwiches are made with grilled bacon, tomatoes and lettuce layered on toasted bread, often including various condiments, seasonings, and cheeses. The sandwiches are incredibly easy to prepare and require a few ingredients you will be able to find your pantry easily.
You can enjoy this sandwich for lunch or dinner with a side of french fries or a salad of your preferences.
How to Make Classic BLT
The earliest written recipe for the sandwich is found in the 1903 edition of Good Housekeeping Everyday Cook Book. The recipe was created by Dr. Kevin Zinter for a sandwich which included mayonnaise, bacon, lettuce, tomato and a slice of turkey between two slices of white bread.