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Bacon-Avocado-Lettuce-Tomato Snack Sandwich

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 4

A BLT with avocado AND a drizzle of sweet-tangy balsamic reduction? Yes, please! MORE + LESS -

Daring Gourmet
February 23, 2015

Ingredients

1/3
cup good quality aged balsamic vinegar
4
slices bread, toasted or grilled
Mayonnaise
4
leaves lettuce
8
thick cut slices bacon, cooked
8
slices tomato
8
slices avocado

Steps

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  • 1
    To make the balsamic reduction, place the balsamic vinegar in a very small saucepan and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for about 15 minutes or until it is thickened and lightly coats a spoon.
  • 2
    To assemble the sandwiches, spread some mayonnaise on each slice of toasted bread. Next layer with lettuce, 2 slices of bacon, 2 slices of tomato and 2 slices of avocado. Drizzle with the balsamic vinegar reduction and serve immediately.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
6%
Sodium
440mg
19%
Potassium
340mg
10%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
6g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • This easy BALT with a balsamic drizzle is great for snack time, or anytime!

    Practically everyone loves a good BLT sandwich. And a BLT with avocado is just that much better. But have you had an open-faced BALT drizzled with a sweet and tangy balsamic vinegar reduction? 

    Now you’re talkin’!

    These are super quick and simple to throw together and make for such a nice and vibrantly colorful snack or meal. And that elegant little touch of balsamic drizzle goes a long way for both its appearance and flavor. 

    Give it a try!

    To make the balsamic reduction, you simply place the balsamic vinegar in a very small saucepan and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for about 15 minutes or until it's thickened and lightly coats a spoon. 

    Get all the ingredients ready, it’s time to assemble the BALTs!

    Toast or grill the bread, spread with mayonnaise, then layer with lettuce, bacon, tomato, avocado and drizzle with some of the balsamic reduction.

    Serve and ENJOY!

    For more yummy sandwich recipes, visit Kimberly’s food blog The Daring Gourmet.

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