BLATO Sandwich

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Not that I have anything against a plain old diner classic – but I have taken the diner BLT to the next level with this magnificent sandwich. This BLATO sandwich takes the bacon lettuce tomato up a notch by adding in some avocado and caramelized onions. And you can thank me later!

BLATO Sandwich

I used multigrain bread for these sandwiches because you need and want the nuttiness that comes from a truly multigrain bread. When I say multigrain, I mean you want to see the seeds and grains in the bread. And do not… I repeat, DO NOT.. skip the toasting step. Even if toasted bread gets cold, it still holds up to the moist ingredients like mayo, tomatoes, and caramelized onion.

BLATO Sandwich

One of the biggest components of a sandwich like this is the Bacon! And you want it cooked to perfection. Which means you need a perfect frying pan. I talk a lot about my favorite 12-inch saute pan from Ninja Kitchen… but I also love my Ninja Kitchen frying pans. One of the most important features of a good frying pan is how evenly it heats things. You want your bacon to cook up evenly every time, especially when it’s the star of the show.

BLATO Sandwich

While these sandwiches would make a fantastic lunch, you can absolutely serve them up for dinner. These would be so good on a hot summer day when you only want the stove on for a moment. I serve these up with some hefty kettle chips – preferably salt and pepper.

BLATO Sandwich

Now Let’s Get Cookin’!


BLATO Sandwich

Take the diner classic BLT to the next level with creamy avocado and caramelized onions
Course Dinner, Lunch, Sandwich
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado, bacon, BLATO, BLT, caramelized onions, sandwich, sandwiches, tomato
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6


  • 12 slices Multigrain bread
  • 12 slices Thick Cut Bacon cut in half
  • 2 Large Tomatoes sliced
  • 6 leaves Red Leaf Lettuce
  • 2 Medium Avocados sliced
  • 2 Medium Yellow Onions thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup Worcestershire Sauce
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder


  • Add bacon to frying pan over medium high heat. Cook until crispy and remove to paper towel covered plate (try to keep as flat as you can). Reserve all of the grease in the pan.
  • Reduce heat to medium and add onions and Worcestershire sauce. Saute until onion are softened, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Combine mayo and garlic powder.
  • Toast each slice of bread.
  • To build the sandwich, smear one side of toast with garlic mayo, then layer up with four slices of bacon, one leaf of lettuce, 3-4 slices of avocado, two slices of tomato and a portion of onions. Smear garlic mayo on another slice of toast and place on top. Press down slightly and secure with long toothpicks.

Estelle Forrest self-published this cookbook after a lot of playing around in the kitchen. You can purchase your own copy here:


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17 thoughts on “BLATO Sandwich

  1. Looks good, much better than a BLT 🙂 Thanks so much for linking up at the #UnlimitedLinkParty 107. Shared.

  2. cgarrett08tx – TX – Christy has three children. She has over 25 years of parenting experience, including parenting as a young mom and a single parent. When she isn't writing, you can find her coloring, playing Candy Crush, and listening to Taylor Swift.
    Christy Garrett says:

    My mouth is watering. I’ll have to make these sandwiches one night for dinner.

  3. Looks great Estellle! thanks for linking up at the Fabulous Friday Link Party. Thrilled to be featuring your BLATO.

  4. CONGRATS Estelle! Your post is FEATURED at the #UnlimitedLinkParty 108!

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