BLT with Avocado and Lemon Thyme Mayo

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Oct. 09, 2012

Who doesnt love a good BLT? Come on!! I know I do. This BLT (if you can even believe it) is better than the original. The lemon thyme mayo adds a pop of freshness that I think every BLT needs. This recipe is so easy and delicious and perfect for a satisfying lunch.


Bread slices 8 Large , toasted ((of your choice))
Bacon 1 Pound , cooked
Tomatoes 3 Large , thickly sliced
Lettuce head 1 Medium , leaves removed
Avocados 2 Medium , sliced
Mayonnaise 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chopped fresh thyme 1/2 Teaspoon
Lemon zest 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Cracked black pepper To Taste



1. Preheat oven at 400 F.

2. Using a serrated knife, cut the tomato in thick slices.

3. Cut the avocado in half, remove the pith, run the knife through the flesh without cutting the skin and scoop out the flesh using a spoon.


4. In a parchment lined baking sheet, place the bacon and bake for 25 minutes, until brown and crispy, or you can also fry it.

5. In a bowl, put together mayonnaise, thyme and lemon zest, and stir well to mix.

6. Spread each toasted bread slice with some lemon mayonnaise.

7. Place 4 slices on cutting board, and layer it with sliced tomato, bacon slices, avocado slices, and lettuce leaves.

8. Sprinkle salt and pepper over the remaining 4 bread slices and top them over the lettuce.


9. Cut in half and serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 823Calories from Fat 465

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.1%

Saturated Fat 10 g50%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1285 mg53.54%

Total Carbohydrates 68 g22.7%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 22 g44%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet