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Herbed Tomato-Bacon Sandwiches

Prep time 7 mins
Stand time 5 mins
Yield 3 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)
The herbed mayonnaise can easily be doubled and stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week. Try it on other sandwiches or as a dip for vegetables.

Ingredients

  • 6 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato (about 1 large)
  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 small garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 (1/2-ounce) very thin slices whole wheat bread
  • 6 40%-reduced-fat bacon slices (such as Gwaltney), cooked

Nutrition Information

  • calories 228
  • fat 13.2 g
  • satfat 2.6 g
  • protein 8.8 g
  • carbohydrate 19.6 g
  • cholesterol 19 mg
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 852 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 51 %
  • fiber 2.9 g
  • calcium 42 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place tomato slices on several layers of paper towels; cover with additional paper towels. Let stand 5 minutes

  2. Combine mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon basil, and next 5 ingredients in a small bowl.

  3. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture over each bread slice. Top 3 bread slices each with 2 tomato slices, 2 slices bacon, and 1 teaspoon basil. Top with remaining bread slices, coated side down.

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