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No Ordinary BLT Sandwich!

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BLT's are my favorite sandwich! I love them! The bacon contest is why this recipe even exists! I have been playing around with garlic and made this sandwich for lunch today! I have a new favorite sandwich and this instructable will show you how I converted an ordinary Blt. into something more adventurous! Let's get started!
 
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Step 1: Ingredients and Utensils

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Depending on how many people you are feeding will determine how much is needed.  I used one garlic bulb per sandwich, and 6 slices of bacon per sandwich. The rest of the ingredients would be what ever you prefer.

Bacon
Baby spinach
Tomatoes
Shredded cheddar cheese
Small bell peppers
Garlic
Italian Bread
1 inch layer of Kosher Salt
Few teaspoons Olive oil
A couple of rosemary springs
Salt and pepper
Mayonnaise
 
Muffin pan, cookie sheet, tin foil, and cutting tools. Bakers twine makes a pretty presentation.

Step 2: Garlic

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Remove about 1/4 inch of the garlic tops as shown.
Add a one inch layer of Kosher salt to the muffin tin.
Snuggle garlic into the salt without touching the garlic bottoms to the bare pan.
Add one sprig of rosemary across the top of the pan as shown.
Cover the tops of the garlic with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.
Cover with tin foil.

Step 3: Roast Bacon and Garlic

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Place the bacon on a cookie sheet.
Place the garlic and bacon in the oven at 325- 350 degrees F for about 30 minutes or until the bacon is done and the garlic is soft.
 
Please note: I cooked mine a little too long so I adjusted the baking time. I baked mine at 350 for 1 hour and it was too long. I was going on another recipe I made a couple of days ago and it turned out fine, so I am not sure what happened with this one. I will let you be the judge. 

Step 4: Peppers, Tomatoes, Spinach and Ciabatta Italian Bread

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While the bacon and garlic are roasting, begin washing and cutting the tomatoes and peppers and 
slice the bread.

Step 5: Caramelize Peppers

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Caramelize the peppers.
 

Step 6: Remove Bacon and Garlic When Done

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patticus13378 months ago

This genuinely sounds really good. I can't wait until my next grocery run so I can try this out.

onrust1 year ago
What a georgous BLT. Nice work sunshiine.
mrmerino1 year ago
Looks delicious! Will have to try.
sunshiine (author)  mrmerino1 year ago
It is, very! Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!
sunshiine
Sowee1 year ago
I'm hungry now! Thanks for posting, i'll sure give it a try.
sunshiine (author)  Sowee1 year ago
Awesome! It won't disappoint you! Enjoy!
sunshiine
BEST SANDWICH EVER!!!
sunshiine (author)  tylerjbolin131 year ago
Thanks! Have a great day!
sunshiine
l8nite1 year ago
MMMMM that looks delicious
sunshiine (author)  l8nite1 year ago
Hello 18nite! It is very tasty! thanks for stopping by and do have a splendorous day!
sunshiine
nadialtbr1 year ago
This is wonderful!!! I can't wait to try... Thank you for posting Sunshine.
sunshiine (author)  nadialtbr1 year ago
You will be delighted! Thanks for stopping by and commenting! Have a splendorous day!
sunshiine
flavrt1 year ago
You're sandwich speaks for itself. I'd like to know a little more about garlic roasting. It looks like you reserve that muffin tin and salt just for this purpose.

I don't get fresh garlic because we can never use it fast enough. Have you ever tried freezing the roasted garlic paste? This could be life-altering technology for us.
sunshiine (author)  flavrt1 year ago
By the way you will eat one whole garlic for each potato. It has a very mild flavor! Not like raw.
sunshiine (author)  flavrt1 year ago
I always make a lot of roasted garlic when I make it because we eat it up so fast! I have read freezing the garlic changes the quality. I have never tried it. Garlic is a low acid food so I am not sure if roasting it changes that aspect of the garlic.

I roasted the garlic with the rosemary so the garlic would pick up the flavor of the rosemary. It is amazingly delicious! But then roasted garlic is delicious! I hope that answers your questions. Thanks for stopping by and do have a splendorous day!
sunshiine
kaboom9491 year ago
Um, this Instructable is worth it for the garlic mayo alone...the sandwich is a bonus. I've been roasting garlic for years, but this is my new method. Kudos.
sunshiine (author)  kaboom9491 year ago
I totally agree! Thanks for commenting and stopping by! Have a beautiful day!
sunshiine
That's my type of sandwich. 
sunshiine (author)  GorillazMiko1 year ago
It is the best BLT that I have ever had! Thanks for stopping by and do have a splendorous day!
sunshiine
Sorry Sunshiine, but you NEVER make ordinary things. All the things you make are AWESOME! And your sandwich looks absolutely heavenly!!! Delicious!!! :-)
sunshiine (author)  M.C. Langer1 year ago
The wind blew way too hard and the dirt was flying today so I had some free time to bake! OM goodness MC! This was amazing! I posted this one because of Mike's instructable as it was not a planned one. The real one . . . I hope to finish tonight, it is super amazing! Thanks for stopping by and commenting! Sleep well!
sunshiine
Thanks Sunshiine! You too!! :-)
sunshiine (author)  M.C. Langer1 year ago
I am almost finished yay! :-)
Fantastic!!!!! :-)