Caprese BLT

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Caprese BLT

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2
Servings
20min
Prep
25min
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    Description

    Everything you love about a caprese sandwich plus bacon. What could be bad about that?

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    Ingredients
    Serves 2
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    ¼ c.Hy-Vee mayonnaise
    1 tbsp.sun-dried tomato pesto
    2medium heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1/4-inch-thick
    tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    6 slice(s)Hy-Vee Country Smokehouse thick-sliced applewood bacon
    4(1/2-inch-thick) slices Hy-Vee Bakery Pane Tuscano bread, toasted
    1(8-oz.) ball fresh mozzarella cheese, sliced
    Fresh basil leaves
    1 tbsp.Gustare Vita aged balsamic vinegar, divided
    Hy-Vee black pepper, to taste
    4small leaves butterhead lettuce
    Cherry tomatoes, for garnish
    Fresh mozzarella pearls, for garnish
    Lettuce, for garnish

    Things To Grab

    • Small bowl
    • Paper towels
    • Large skillet

    Directions

    1. Combine mayonnaise and tomato pesto in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate.

    2. Place tomato slices on paper towels; sprinkle both sides with salt. Set aside to drain.

    3. Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat for 5 to 8 minutes or to desired crispness, turning halfway through. Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain; discard bacon drippings.

    4. To assemble, spread mayonnaise mixture on toasted bread slices. Layer tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil on half the bread slices; drizzle each with 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar and sprinkle with pepper. Add bacon, lettuce, and remaining bread slices. Garnish each with a skewered cherry tomato, lettuce, and mozzarella pearl, if desired. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    860 Calories per serving
    1 sandwich

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 54g
    • Cholesterol: 115mg
    • Sodium: 1600mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 49g
    • Protein: 37g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 20%
    0%
    Calcium 70%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 6%

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    Seasons July 2019