A Simply Luxuriuos BLT: Kicked Up a Notch

Jun 11, 2010

This week I have been experimenting with traditional recipes that I love but needed to change them up somehow.
The BLT became the focus of my makeover madness.
PAMT – probably not the most creatively organized acronym, but let me explain.  (Okay, don’t worry, I’m still going to call it a BLT, but I was trying to be a bit of a tease.  I know, it didn’t work that well.)
Let’s get to the recipe:
 
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A Simply Luxurious BLT
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
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sandwiches
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Cook pancetta in a skillet over medium heat until done on both sides. They won’t appear crispy upon taking them out of the skillet, but let them sit for about 2 minutes, and they will be perfect – dainty little crunchy nibbles.
  2. Toast delicious whole wheat bread until crispy and crusty (but not burnt).
  3. Spread a bit of mayonnaise (and mustard if you like) over each slice.
  4. Arrange a layer of arugula leaves, slices of mozzarella (not melted, but you might want to try that version – could be delicious!) pancetta and slices of tomato. Voila!
It’s nothing fancy, but it is surprisingly tasty to fill you up during a lunch time break if you’re in the kitchen.  Add some cantaloupe or some other fruit and you’ve got yourself a lovely little meal.
Out of curiosity, how have you mixed up the BLT to take it up a notch?  Have a wonderful Friday!
Image: Was taken for another recipe, but three of the ingredients you need are featured: artisan bread, mozzarella and tomatoes. The herbs in the pictures are basil.

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2 thoughts on “A Simply Luxuriuos BLT: Kicked Up a Notch

  1. love it!! Lately we are indulging in Saturday Panini’s and I add to the brad after the mayonnaise a mix of garlic + basil + a tiny olive oil (in the food processor!)…and voila…it totally adds some extra flavor!!
    I need to try it now with some arugula!!

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