Hollywood BLT

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Prep Time: 25 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4

Ingredients

  • 12 thick-cut slices bacon
  • 8 slices challah bread
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 ripe Hass avocados, sliced
  • 2 large heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 cups arugula
  • red wine or balsamic vinaigrette
  • Kosher salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Spread bacon slices on a baking sheet. Place in oven and bake for 12 minutes. Flip and bake for an additional 5-10 minutes until golden brown and crisp. Remove from oven. Drain on paper towels and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl or pan, melt butter in a microwave or stove top. Brush slices of bread with melted butter. Heat grill pan over medium heat. Grill slices of buttered bread on both sides until toasted.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise and garlic. In another small bowl, toss together arugula and vinaigrette.
  5. To make the sandwiches, spread garlic mayonnaise onto grilled bread. Layer with 3 slices of bacon, avocado, tomatoes, and arugula. Season with salt and pepper.
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