Monday, October 3

BLTs with a Blue Cheese Spread

I seriously thought a BLT couldn't be improved upon.  It's pretty much perfection in a sandwich.  Or so I thought.  As I was flipping through the pages of my newest Food Network Magazine, I saw this and thought, well, I MUST try that.  

Bacon and blue cheese are like Fred and Ginger or salt and pepper or Diet Coke and M&Ms.  Wait, you don't do that?   Oh that's right, that last one is my dirty little secret.  Well, it's certainly no secret that bacon and blue cheese are a match made in heaven and this sandwich....it just might be the yummiest sandwich this side of heaven. 




























BLT Sandwich with a Blue Cheese Spread ~ adapted from The Food Network Magazine

Blue Cheese Spread

1/4 cup mayonaisse
1/4 cup sour cream
1/4 cup + blue cheese crumbles
2 Tbsp hot sauce (like Frank's)
1 small clove garlic, minced
Freshly ground black pepper (I used lots!)

Mix ingredients together until well mixed.  Add additional blue cheese crumbles or hot sauce if desired.   

Sandwiches

Bread (I totally cheated and used store bought bread--Dave's Killer Bread--have you tried this?  It's so killer, but (unfortunately!) SO pricey)
Bacon strips, cooked until crispy, but not burnt
Tomatoes, sliced (garden fresh put this over the top!)
Romaine lettuce

Toast bread slices and let cool just a bit.  Slather blue cheese spread on a toasted bread slice and layer bacon, lettuce, and tomato.  Top with remaining bread slice.  Slice in half and serve. 


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This recipe is linked to:

Beauty and Bedlam's Tasty Tuesday
Blessed With Grace Tempt My Tummy Tuesday
Designs By Gollum Foodie Friday
Grocery Cart Challenge Recipe Swap
Friday Potluck at EKat's Kitchen
Hearth 'n Soul Recipe Swap at Premeditated Leftovers

Miz Helen's Country Cottage Full Plate Thursday  




9 comments:

Heather said...

Oh goodness-I just found something to spread on everything since I love blue cheese. thank you for sharing

Elsa said...

I love blue cheese, this is such a great idea. I pinned it to try next time I make a BLT sandwich.

Melynda said...

Wow does this sound good! Thanks for sharing with the Hearth and Soul.

Becca @ Crumbs and Chaos said...

Bacon and blue cheese do go so well together! This sounds amazing, can't wait to try it!

Swathi said...

Delicious BLTs, thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop.

Miz Helen said...

Hi Jackie,
What a great spread for a BLT, I would love it! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful recipe with Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week end and come back soon!
Miz Helen

Michelle said...

Saw this featured at Hearth & Soul and had to come over right away. I love blue cheese bacon burgers...so why not on a BLT!

Wende said...

OMG! This looks fantastic! I shared your recipe on my Must Try Tuesday blog post today.

http://therickettchronicles.blogspot.com/2011/10/must-try-tuesday-october-11-2011.html

Thanks for sharing!

Wende

Chris said...

Hi Jackie, this sandwich looks and probably tastes delicious. Thanks for sharing. I recently found your blog and will now follow. Please pop on over to mine and perhaps you would like to follow me also. I would like that. Hugs, Chris

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