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How to Upgrade a Simple BLT to Your Favorite Summer Lunch with These 2 Simple Tricks

One question: Is there anything better than a BLT on a hot summer day?
One answer: No, but let’s take it up to a whole new level!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 1 sandwich


  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 2 leaves lettuce, washed and patted dry
  • 2 slices bread, toasted
  • 3 strips bacon
  • 3 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 12 leaves basil, thinly sliced
  • 6 leaves sage, thinly sliced
  • Salt & pepper


  • Place bacon a baking sheet and sprinkle with brown sugar.  Bake at 325℉ for 10 minutes.
  • Slice tomatoes and sprinkle with salt & pepper.  Wash lettuce and pat dry.
  • In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise, olive oil, basil, sage, salt, & pepper.
  • Spread sauce on both sides of bread and assemble sandwich.