This is what America meant when they gave us the BLT. Smoky, crispy squares of bacon sandwiching lettuce and tomato. All the meat.

It’s perfect in every way.

Bacon Weave BLT

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:20-25 minutes
  • Total Time:30-35 minutes
  • Servings:3-4 BLTs
  • Medium


  • 1 package bacon
  • lettuce
  • tomato slices
  • mayonnaise
Photo by Arden Sarner
  • Step 1

    Cut the bacon strips in half.

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  • Step 2

    In a tray, tightly weave the bacon strips in a lattice.

    GIF by Arden Sarner
  • Step 3

    Bake at 400°F until crispy, about 20-25 minutes.

    #SpoonTip: Placing another tray of the same size on top of the bacon can help keep it from curling.

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  • Step 4

    Drain the bacon on paper towels.

    GIF by Arden Sarner
  • Step 5

    Spread mayo on a bacon weave. Add lettuce and a tomato slice, and top with another bacon weave.

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  • Step 6


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