BLT Bruschetta

These are also delicious with a thin slice of avocado under the bacon.

6 slices bacon, cut across in half

12 slices baguette (about 6 ounces)

3 plum tomatoes, cut in ΒΌ-inch thick slices

1/2 cup baby arugula

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

  1. Cook the bacon, reserving the bacon fat. Drain on a plate lined with paper towel.
  2. Brush the top of each slice of bread lightly with the reserved bacon fat. Toast under the broiler or in a toaster oven until lightly golden, about 2 minutes. Top each with a tomato slice; toast 1 minute to slightly soften the tomato.
  3. Place lettuce on top of each tomato; top with bacon and a pea-sized dollop of mayonnaise.

Makes 12 servings

Nutritional analysis for each serving: 83 calories, 4 g protein, 10 g carbohydrates, 1 g fiber, 3 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 207 mg sodium