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Brown Sugar Bacon BLT Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Bake: 35 min.

Makes

2 servings

Simple BLT sandwiches are quite amazing, but when you add dill mayonnaise, avocado and brown sugar bacon, they become something spectacular! Any lettuce will do for this recipe, but I love the texture and flavor of butter lettuce. Try mixing fresh herbs into the mayo, too—chives, dill or basil would all be lovely. —Colleen Delawder, Herndon, Virginia
Brown Sugar Bacon BLT Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 thick-sliced bacon strips
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 brioche hamburger buns, split
  • 4 Bibb or Boston lettuce leaves
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. Place bacon on a rack in a foil-lined 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Place in a cold oven. Set oven to 350°. Bake for 20 minutes. Sprinkle bacon with brown sugar and cayenne pepper. Bake until sugar is melted and bacon is browned, 15-20 minutes longer.
  2. Meanwhile, combine mayonnaise, dill, garlic powder, pepper and salt; spread over cut sides of buns. Layer bun bottoms with lettuce leaves, avocado, bacon and tomato; replace bun tops.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 757 calories, 50g fat (10g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 1269mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (35g sugars, 8g fiber), 19g protein.

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