This was Irma Rombauer’s favorite sandwich. To make the inauspiciously named BLAT add 1 large avocado, sliced.

John Becker and Megan Scott

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Recipe Summary

Yield:
4 sandwiches
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Lay out 8 slices of lightly toasted white bread on a work surface.

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  • Spread lightly with mayonnaise.

  • Divide tomatoes, lettuce leaves, bacon, and salt and pepper among 4 of the slices.

  • Top with the remaining 4 slices bread, mayonnaise side down. Press together gently and cut in half, if desired.

Source

Excerpted from Joy of Cooking by John Becker and Megan Scott. Copyright © 2019. Reprinted by permission of Scribner, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc.