Caprese BLT

This recipe comes from a Cook's Country Magazine. It's phenomenal. I made it for a get together and it was gone in a flash. It's really worth finding the ciabatta bread for. I got mine from Safeway.

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30mins
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directions

  • Place tomato slices on several layers of paper towels and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Let sit for 15 minutes, then press with additional paper towels to extract excess moisture.
  • Mix oil and vinegar together in small bowl.
  • Slice bread in half horizontally and use fingers to remove and discard all but 1/2 inch of interior crumb.
  • Puree 1 cup basil, mayonnaise, lemon juice, garlic, hot sauce, and 1/4 teaspoon salt in blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides several times.
  • Spread basil mayonnaise on both cut sides of bread.
  • Sprinkle bacon on bottom half of bread and place romaine on top of bacon.
  • Shingle tomatoes and mozzarella alternately over romaine and drizzle wih oil and inegar mixture. Place remaining 1/3 cup basil in single layer on top and replace top half of bread.
  • Cut crosswise into 2 inch sandwiches. Serve.
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"This recipe comes from a Cook's Country Magazine. It's phenomenal. I made it for a get together and it was gone in a flash. It's really worth finding the ciabatta bread for. I got mine from Safeway."
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  1. christineegibson
    I make this for almost every party. It is so good!
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  2. crazycookinmama
    This recipe comes from a Cook's Country Magazine. It's phenomenal. I made it for a get together and it was gone in a flash. It's really worth finding the ciabatta bread for. I got mine from Safeway.
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