BLT Bruschetta

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Dressed-up traditional bruschetta with popular BLT sandwich fixin's. The maple bacon adds a tasty dimension. Mesquite-flavored bacon could be substituted. From field editor Pat Stevens: Granbury, Texas. Recipe published in Taste of Home August/September 2007.

Yield: 3 servings ( Serving Size: dozen )
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  • 5 maple-flavored bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup(s) finely chopped seeded tomato
  • 1/2 cup(s) finely chopped leaf lettuce
  • 1/2 cup(s) prepared pesto, divided
  • 2 tablespoon(s) minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1 loaf(s) (10-1/2 ounces) French bread baguette
  • 3 tablespoon(s) olive oil


  1. • In a large bowl, combine the bacon, tomato, lettuce, 2 tablespoons pesto, basil, salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. • Cut baguette into 36 slices; place on ungreased baking sheets. Brush with oil.
  3. • Bake at 400° for 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Spread with remaining pesto; top each slice with 2 teaspoons bacon mixture.
December 2011

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