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Shareable BLT Sub Sandwich

How to turn the classic BLT sandwich into a giant crowd favorite

Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon lettuce tomato sandwich, hero sandwich ideas, hoagie sandwich recipes, how to make a BLT sandwich, picnic foods, summer cookout foods
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 518 kcal
Author Jazzmine from Dash of Jazz

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf French bread
  • 1 large tomato cut into ½-1 inch thick slices
  • 5 leaves romaine lettuce
  • 12 ounces applewood smoked bacon you can use up to 1 pound
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • sea salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Arrange bacon slices on a cookie sheet or other shallow baking pan and place in oven. Bake for about eight minutes or until cooked through and crispy.

  2. Meanwhile, slice French bread loaf in half, lengthwise, in order to create top and bottom pieces for the sandwich.

  3. Spread softened butter on the inside of each bread piece then place directly on oven rack, buttered side up. Bake for about six minutes or until golden brown. (Check at halfway point so that it doesn't burn!) Allow bread to cool for a few minutes before handling.

  4. To assemble sandwich: spread mayo on bottom piece of bread then sprinkle with sea salt and black pepper. Arrange tomato slices in a single layer on top of this, followed by bacon then lettuce. Lastly, top sandwich with remaining piece of bread.

  5. You can either slice sandwich into individual portions at this point or allow each person to cut their own sandwich to size.

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Nutrition Facts
Shareable BLT Sub Sandwich
Amount Per Serving
Calories 518 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Trans Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 8g
Monounsaturated Fat 12g
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 765mg33%
Potassium 306mg9%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 2345IU47%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 44mg4%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.