BLT Sandwiches with Egg
This BLT sandwich with egg is sure to be a delicious and hearty breakfast, lunch or dinner! The crispy bacon and eggs are complimented perfectly with the crunch of tomatoes and lettuce, and a rich layer of mayonnaise. Enjoy your sandwich paired with a tart India Pale Ale for the ultimate flavor experience!
BLT Sandwiches with Egg!
– 2 slices whole wheat bread
– 4 slices bacon
– 2 large tomatoes, sliced
– 2 leaves lettuce
– 2 eggs
– 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
– 2 teaspoons butter
1. Start by cooking the bacon over medium heat until crispy, about 5 minutes per side.
2. Remove bacon from the skillet and set aside on a plate lined with paper towel.
3. Place the eggs in the same skillet and cook until done, about 5 minutes.
4. Toast both slices of bread separately.
5. Spread the mayonnaise evenly over both slices of toast.
6. Place the lettuce, tomatoes and bacon on one slice of toast.
7. Place the eggs on top of the lettuce and tomato and then season with salt and pepper.
8. Top with the second slice of toast and enjoy!
Protein: 23 g
Fat: 27 g
Carbs: 30 g
India Pale Ale
History of the BLT Sandwich with Egg
The BLT sandwich with egg is a twist on the classic bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich which has been around for centuries. Despite its simplicity, it has been a popular food item in the United States for over a century. The BLT sandwich with egg is thought to have originated in the 1920s during the height of the Roaring Twenties. It likely originated as a variation on the traditional BLT sandwich which was gaining popularity in the United States during this time period. It wasn’t until the 1950s that the BLT sandwich with egg really began to gain widespread popularity.
Where the BLT Sandwich with Egg is Popular
The BLT sandwich with egg is extremely popular in the United States and can be found on many diner, cafe, and restaurant menus. The sandwich typically includes bacon, lettuce, tomato, and egg on toasted white or wheat bread. The BLT sandwich with egg is also popular in the United Kingdom, Canada, and other parts of Europe. It has also become increasingly popular in other parts of the world as the popularity of bacon has grown globally.
Adjusting for Gluten Allergies
For someone with a gluten allergy, the traditional BLT sandwich with egg can be adjusted to make it more suitable. This can be done by using gluten-free bread, using mayonnaise to bind the ingredients together instead of traditional bread, and using a substituting different ingredients such as turkey bacon or almond flour in place of regular wheat flour.
The BLT sandwich with egg is an extremely versatile food item and can be made with various additions depending on personal taste. Some variations of the sandwich may include cheese, onion, mustard, avocado, or any other ingredients you might prefer. One interesting fact about the BLT sandwich with egg is that it is believed to have been the inspiration for the ever-popular club sandwich.