Turkey BLT with Balsamic Avocado Mayo

by jerseygirl on October 14, 2008 · 38 comments

Are you ready for a quickie? Now get your mind out of the gutter. I am talking about dinner. Tonight I had a PTA meeting so sandwiches were on the menu. I wanted to dress BLT’s up a little so I made some balsamic avocado mayo. If you buy bacon that is already cooked, dinner can be on the table in 10 minutes. I broiled mine and it only took me 20 minutes to make these sandwiches. Feel free to substitute turkey bacon. I have to run so I’ll leave you with this sandwich recipe. I need to be up bright and early tomorrow. I am going on a school trip with my daughter to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. I am hoping they will have food I can blog about. Good night!



Turkey BLT with Balsamic Avocado Mayo

1/2 ripe avocado, mashed
2 TBS mayonnaise
1 tsp balsamic vinegar
4 slices toasted wheat or white bread
1 small tomato, sliced thin
4 slices cooked bacon
sliced turkey (enough for 2 sandwiches)
2 large lettuce leaves

In a small bowl, mix avocado, mayonnaise and vinegar. Spread the mixture on the 4 slices of bread. On 2 slices of bread layer tomatoes, bacon, turkey and lettuce. Top with two remaining bread slices. Cut sandwiches in half. Makes 2 sandwiches.

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Kevin October 14, 2008 at 10:02 pm

That sandwich looks tasty! I like the sound of the balsamic avocado mayo!

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Tanya October 14, 2008 at 10:22 pm

That mayo sounds different and great (and simple!) I love avacado too.

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Emily October 14, 2008 at 10:30 pm

Holy cow Lisa!!! This looks like pure heaven! It has all of my favs! I am definately going to make it!!! Yum-E!

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Amanda October 15, 2008 at 12:29 am

oh my, that looks fabulous!!!! Thanks for sharing

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HoneyB October 15, 2008 at 4:07 am

What a great looking quick and easy sandwich! Don’t you love it when it has to be quick it is also delicious! Hope you enjoy your day with your daughter!

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Clumbsy Cookie October 15, 2008 at 4:19 am

Nice sandwich! I like these kind of on the run meals. Have fun at the fair, I’m sure there will be food!

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Beth October 15, 2008 at 6:12 am

A tasty quick and easy meal. I love avacado mayo

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Lori October 15, 2008 at 9:04 am

Sounds like my kind of sandwich. Hope you had fun at the fair!

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Katherine Aucoin October 15, 2008 at 9:08 am

A great looking sandwich Lisa. We’ve been doing a lot of sandwiches lately due to soccer season.

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Maria October 15, 2008 at 9:11 am

I love avocado on my sandwiches!

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ChefDruck October 15, 2008 at 9:20 am

You make everything look delicious. They must love you on the PTA committee.

I just launched a new weekly feature at Chefdruck Musings called Tasty Tuesday really inspired by your wonderful blog. I wanted to dedicate a day each week to food. Each week I’ll do a round-up of the comments on the post from the previous week – so come on by and leave a comment with your favorite food post from your blog – I’ll link to it next week!

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Mary October 15, 2008 at 9:37 am

What a great sandwich! The mayonnaise looks wonderful -the whole thing looks almost good enough to eat.

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*Priscilla* October 15, 2008 at 9:39 am

i will have to take this idea lisa—thanks!! it looks delicious! have a fun time with your girl!

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Lucy October 15, 2008 at 9:52 am

Not only does it look tasty, I bet it tasted great!

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Dawn October 15, 2008 at 10:24 am

Lisa that sandwich rocks. I would eat this in a heartbeat. Full of flavor….I love when people share their take on sandwiches, gives others great ideas and growling stomachs.

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Allie October 15, 2008 at 11:51 am

I love avocado on a sandwich, would love to try it with the balsamic I would have never thought of that.

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Pam October 15, 2008 at 2:02 pm

Avocado mayonnaise sounds great. I love BLT’s – they are my favorite sandwich. I always add avocado slices but never thought of mixing them with mayo. YUM!!!

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Amy October 15, 2008 at 2:30 pm

This sandwich looks SO yummy! I am just sitting down to lunch and I’m wishing I had this sandwich to eat:)

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Veronica October 15, 2008 at 3:24 pm

You know how I love BLTs! Sounds delicious!

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Bridgett October 15, 2008 at 6:27 pm

Now that is way better than your average BLT! Looks and sounds delicious, Lisa. I’m loving the avocado mayo.

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Jan October 15, 2008 at 7:01 pm

That’s a great looking sandwich. I like the sound of the avocado mayo.

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Candy October 15, 2008 at 7:31 pm

Too funny! Love Balsamic and avocado!

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Aggie October 15, 2008 at 7:58 pm

This looks like a perfect quick dinner! Love it…that mayo sounds so good!!

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1215656559s20768 October 15, 2008 at 8:44 pm

Oh, yum! Balsamic avocado mayo? Oh joy!

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Adam October 15, 2008 at 10:14 pm

Hey, when I’m ready in a hurry that sounds great with some turkey bacon. Just make sure that the mayo isn’t on your chin when you go to a big meeting 🙂

Have fun at the fair, I’ve been to those before… the turkey legs are HUGE!

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Sharon October 16, 2008 at 2:03 am

I’ve never thought of using avocado as a mayo but that sounds delicious!

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mikky October 16, 2008 at 6:13 am

your sandwich is a definite winner… thanks for sharing… 🙂

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Kirsten October 16, 2008 at 8:47 am

I’ve been behind in my blog reading, but I just wanted to tell you I like your new blog design and lay out. Very nice!! The sandwich looks tasty too!

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Maria October 16, 2008 at 10:59 am

Lisa that sandwich looks incredibly delish. I LOVE avocado!

Maria
x

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Robin Sue October 16, 2008 at 11:39 am

Tha mayo for this sounds perfect, what a great addition!

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Katrina October 16, 2008 at 12:08 pm

I am SO loving balsamic vinegar lately and this sandwish looks soooo good. Love avocado, too and turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato…I’ll take one on whole wheat please! 😉

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Rosie October 16, 2008 at 12:25 pm

What a great sandwich looks fabulous Lisa!!!

Rosie x

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Meg October 16, 2008 at 10:07 pm

Yummy! Love the use of balsamic vinegar!

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Jessie October 16, 2008 at 11:46 pm

I usually do not like avocado but your recipe has me convinced to try out this sandwich! Great post 🙂

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Leslie October 17, 2008 at 12:00 am

I could eat BLTs everynight for dinner! YUM

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Shelly Borrell October 23, 2008 at 11:29 pm

That’s a good idea. I’ve never thought about this one. I’m gonna have to give it a try sometime. Thanks 🙂

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fieldsofcake.com November 26, 2011 at 2:43 am

YUM!!!!!

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Matt January 16, 2013 at 1:26 am

I’ll be trying that mayo with pepperjack… can’t wait!

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