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Wisconsin BLT

This Wisconsin BLT is a new twist on an American favorite. Feel free to double the maple pepper bacon recipe and save extras for a snack. You'll thank us later.

  • Wisconsin BLT
  • Ingredients
    • 12 slices bacon
    • ¼ cup maple syrup
    • Freshly ground black pepper
    • 8 slices bread
    • ¼ cup mayonnaise
    • 4 slices of good Wisconsin cheddar
    • 2 large tomatoes, sliced ¼-inch thick
    • 8 leaves of lettuce
    • Cooking spray
    • 4 eggs

    1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Place a wire rack on a rimmed baking sheet. Lay bacon in a single layer on the rack and bake for 5 minutes. Brush with maple syrup and continue baking for 5 minutes. Flip bacon, brush with syrup and season with pepper every 5 minutes. Repeat until bacon is caramelized, about 20-25 minutes. 1. While bacon is baking, toast the bread. 1. Spread 1 Tbsp. of mayonnaise on two slices of bread. Top one piece of bread with a slice of cheddar. Top the other slice of bread with 3 slices of maple pepper bacon, 2 tomato slices and 2 pieces of lettuce. Repeat with remaining bread. Set sandwich halves aside. 1. Spray a nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Cook eggs, turning once, until egg whites are cooked but yolk is still runny, about 4 minutes. Slide fried egg onto the cheese. Close sandwich and enjoy!


    Per Serving: Calories 620, Total Fat 37g (Saturated 12g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 245mg, Sodium 970mg, Total Carbohydrate 43g (Dietary Fiber 2g, Total Sugars 19g, Includes 12g Added Sugars), Protein 30g, Vitamin D 6%, Calcium 25%, Iron 15%, Potassium 15% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.

    Serves: 4 servings

    Summer Meal Ideas Main Dish Kid-friendly American 20 Minute Meal 10 Dollar Meal