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BLT with Sriracha-Basil Mayo

Prep: 15 minutes
Bake: 20 minutes • Serves: 4

12slices smoked bacon, cut crosswise in half
3tablespoons mayonnaise
1 1/2teaspoons chopped fresh basil leaves
1 1/2teaspoons sriracha chili sauce
8slices favorite bread, toasted
8thick slices tomatoes
1/4teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
8slices pepper Jack cheese
4large lettuce leaves

1. Preheat oven to 400°; line rimmed baking pan with parchment paper. Assemble bacon into 4 bacon weaves on prepared pan (how-to video here); bake 20 minutes or until browned and crispy.

2. In small bowl, stir mayonnaise, basil and chili sauce.

3. Evenly spread 4 slices of toast with sriracha-basil mayo; evenly top with tomatoes and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Evenly top with bacon weaves, cheese and lettuce; close sandwiches and cut in half.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
633 Calories, 37g Fat (12g Saturated), 142mg Cholesterol, 1234mg Sodium, 55g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 19g Protein

Chef Tip:
Try this sandwich with Lemon-Thyme Mayonnaise by stirring together 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, 1 teaspoon lemon zest and 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves.