BLT Lettuce Wraps

The perfect end-of-summer meal.

BLT Lettuce wrap with bacon, romaine and mayo
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
BLT Lettuce Wraps
Servings: 1 person
Cost: $2.00
It's latter summer. Tomatoes are at their best, and something about the heat and humidity of the Arizona monsoon season makes me almost totally inert and immobile. This is about all I can muster dinner-wise, so I'm lucky that it's fairly healthy... It turns out that mayo and bacon are better for us than expected, and my versions is also low-carb.I prefer to ditch the bread in my BLT because it really just gets in the way (which might be why it's not called a BBLT). Instead, I make mine "protein style" served stuffed in the hollow of a big piece of romaine lettuce for more of the stuff that I really want.

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of bacon preferably applewood smoked
  • 1 small tomato sliced thin
  • 2 whole romaine leaves
  • 2 tablespoons mayonaise
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Spread each lettuce leaf with a generous portion of mayo.
  • Sprinkle with salt & pepper
  • Top with two strips of bacon, then a layer of sliced tomatoes, and two more slices of bacon. Enjoy!
    vegetarian BLT lettuce wrap
  • Here's the vegetarian version that I make for my husband.
    vegetarian BLT lettuce wrap
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword BLT Lettuce Wraps recipe, food photography, Protein Stye BLT recipe, vegetarian BLT recipe

Looking for more protein-style lettuce wraps? Try my Salsa Chicken Lettuce Tacos.

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