Thursday, July 12, 2012

BLT Wraps

One of SP's favorite sandwiches in a BLT. As much as I love a traditional BLT on white bread, it can be a messy sandwich to eat. Enter the BLT Wrap. All the flavors of a BLT but wrapped snugly in a tortilla.

I ended up making these for dinner on Friday so I cut the recipe in half since we wouldn't need leftovers. These were incredibly easy to make, although I did have a minor mishap with the bacon. The original recipe calls for cooking the bacon in the microwave but my bacon wasn't cooking properly so I finished it in the toaster oven. I recommend cooking the bacon in either the toaster oven or regular oven for more even cooking.

BLT Wraps
Slightly Modified from Cook's Country, August/September 2012

12 ounces thick-cut bacon
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 romaine lettuce hearts (12 ounces), leaves trimmed to 8 inches long
1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
4 (10-inch) flour tortillas

Cook bacon until crispy.* Allow to cook slightly then chop into bite-size pieces.

Whisk mayonnaise and mustard together in large bowl until combined. Add lettuce and tomatoes and toss to coat evenly with dressing. Lay ­tortillas on counter and divide lettuce, tomatoes, and bacon among tortillas. Roll tightly and serve.

*I like to use the toaster oven but for this amount of bacon I recommend using the oven. Preheat to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with tin foil for easy clean-up. Place a cooling rack on the baking sheet and lay the bacon on the rack. Cook until desired crispiness, checking often to make sure the bacon isn't burning.
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  1. This looks amazing. I just had a BLT pita from a food truck earlier this week, which was incredible. The BLT is one of my favorite sandwiches and I love recipes that reinvent it!

  2. Oh YUM. I have the same problem with the traditional kind, that it's such a wreck to hold together and eat. This is a perfect solution!

  3. Yummy I love blts they are so light and perfect for dinner on a hot summer day. I will try these for sure.

  4. These look so good!! With my pregnancy I'm not really into eating meat (but I'm good with bacon!) so this is very appealing.

  5. My kids would love these! I have all the ingredients and may make them today! Thanks for the inspiration!


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