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Bacon Lettuce Tomato Avocado & Egg Sandwich

So I had been waiting for this day for about eleven months. The day when my favorite tomato farmer showed up at the farmers market. These tomatoes were just as I remembered from last season. I couldn’t wait to get home and cut one open. The perfect marriage between acidity and the sweetness.

I did just that when I arrived at home. I ran and got my plastic cutting board to put on top of my wooden one, because I knew the amount of juice in this bad boy would run all over. The first slice was just like I thought, juicy and ruby-red. A little salt and pepper and I was ready for my first bite. As I bit in, the taste of summer hit my palette like an explosion.

Just like the song, bacon, lettuce, and homegrown tomatoes. I had to add a little twist though. On the way home from the farmers market I stopped by our local bakery and picked up a loaf of wild rice bread. Sounds strange, but it’s so good.

My wife gets these great farm fresh eggs from a lady at work, so I decided to fry up one of these for the sandwich. To finish things off a few slices of perfectly ripe avocado will do the trick. I hope you take the time this summer to try one of these. I know it’s not the healthiest thing in the world, but one time this summer won’t hurt. :)

Bacon Lettuce Tomato Avocado & Egg Sandwich
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Serves: 1
 
Ingredients
  • 5 strips of bacon
  • 1 egg
  • 1 gigantic slice of tomato about ⅜ of an inch thick
  • 1 leaf of romaine lettuce
  • 4 slices of avocado
  • 1 tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 2 slices of your favorite bread
Instructions
  1. Place slices of bacon in a cold skillet. Heat skillet to medium heat and cook til golden brown. Then turn over to brown the other side.
  2. In the same pan pour out most of the pork fat until until there is about a tablespoon left in the pan. Crack your egg in the pan and fry on medium heat for three minutes. then flip over for one minute.
  3. Toast your bread in the toaster or butter the bread and toast in a skillet on low to medium heat.
  4. Spread the mayo on both slices of bread.
  5. Lay down the strips of bacon, then the tomato, lettuce, avocado, and egg.

 

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