How to Make an Open Face Tomato & Bacon Sandwich

Summer tomatoes paired with savory bacon, tasty spread and crusty bread make a wonderful rustic lunch (or dinner!)

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How to Make an Open Face Tomato & Bacon Sandwich Recipe
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Making a beautiful open face tomato bacon sandwich is a snap...

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To get started, gather all your ingredients and tools...

To get started, gather all your ingredients and tools...

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Be sure to invest in some good bacon and cook it to your liking.

Be sure to invest in some good bacon and cook it to your liking.

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Next, make the spread! In a food processor or mortar and pestle, combine ½ cup mayonnaise, a handful of fresh basil leaves, a clove of garlic, and a dash of olive oil.

Next, make the spread! In a food processor or mortar and pestle, combine ½ cup mayonnaise, a handful of fresh basil leaves, a clove of garlic, and a dash of olive oil.

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Work the ingredients together to combine and emulsify; the basil should color the mayonnaise a beautiful green color, and the clove of garlic should be completely broken down.

Work the ingredients together to combine and emulsify; the basil should color the mayonnaise a beautiful green color, and the clove of garlic should be completely broken down.

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Cut your crusty bread into thick slabs.

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Toast or grill your bread slabs.

Toast or grill your bread slabs.

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Slice your tomatoes into rounds.

Slice your tomatoes into rounds.

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Take the toasted bread and slather it with the basil mayonnaise. Top with a few slices of bacon and slabs of tomato.

Take the toasted bread and slather it with the basil mayonnaise. Top with a few slices of bacon and slabs of tomato.

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Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper...

Sprinkle with fresh ground pepper...

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And sea salt...

And sea salt...

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Maldon salt, from Britain, is an absolute favorite for summer tomatoes. It has a light, flaky texture that brings out the natural flavor.

Maldon salt, from Britain, is an absolute favorite for summer tomatoes. It has a light, flaky texture that brings out the natural flavor.

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Plate up your sandwich and enjoy! See more recipes, and a full post on this sandwich, at www.ourlocaltopia.com.

Plate up your sandwich and enjoy! See more recipes, and a full post on this sandwich, at www.ourlocaltopia.com.

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