April 11, 2023

LBLT (Lamb Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato Sandwich)

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Recipe Provided By
American Lamb Board
Servings

12

Marinated American lamb chops with rosemary & garlic on a plate

Ingredients

  • 24 slices griddled sourdough bread
  • 1-1/2 cups Creamy Garlic Aioli (recipe follows)
  • 3 cups arugula leaves
  • 24 slices tomato, thinly sliced
  • 36 slices avocado
  • 36 slices American Lamb bacon, cooked until crisp 

Creamy Garlic Aioli (1-1/2 cups):

  • 1-1/4 cups mayonnaise
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons mashed roasted garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons green or red pepper sauce

Directions

Place 2 grilled slices of bread on a clean, dry surface.  Spread top of each slice with 1 tablespoon Creamy Garlic Aioli.  Top one slice with 1/4 cup arugula leaves, 2 slices tomato and 3 avocado slices.  Place 3 crisp slices of lamb bacon on top; place other slice of bread Aioli-side down onto top of bacon; press gently to adhere.  Cut into 2 halves or 4 quarters; use a food pick in each section to keep it from falling apart. 

For the Creamy Garlic Aioli:  In a bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, garlic, lime juice, lime zest and pepper sauce.  Place in a covered container; chill.

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