About BLT Eggy Bread Recipe: A BLT sandwich with eggs. BLT is a popular British tea time sandwich which stands for bacon, lettuce and tomatoes. Perfect breakfast option to go with a hot cup of tea for a busy morning!
Ingredients of BLT Eggy Bread
6-8 bacon rashers, rinds removed
1 ciabatta loaf or french baguette
2 tbsp milk
1 tbsp light olive oil
2 tomatoes, sliced
25 gms rocket leaves
1 tbsp dijon mustard
2 tbsp mayonnaise
A squeeze of tomato ketchup
for seasoning Salt & freshly ground black pepper
How to Make BLT Eggy Bread
1.Cut the bread into 3 equal portions, length wise and horizontally.
2.Crack the eggs into a bowl, add the milk, season well & beat thoroughly.
3.Pour on to a large plate and lay the bread, cut the side down in the eggy mixture. Leave to soak for a minute before turning over.
4.Heat a large frying pan, add oil and fry the bacon on medium heat till crisp. Remove & drain well on kitchen paper.
5.Next, fry your eggy bread. Start with the cut side down & cook for 1-2 minute on medium heat till each piece is golden brown. Turnover and cook for another minute or so.
6.Now place the bread on a plate & spread the ketchup on the base slices.
7.Add a layer of tomato, followed by the bacon and the rocket leaves.
8.Finish by spreading the Dijon mustard & mayo onto the top half of the eggy bread slices & assemble all together. Cut at an angle and serve immediately .
9.Tip: For vegetarian could do this without bacon. Just add some fresh mozzarella cheese and maybe some caramelized onions.
Key Ingredients: bacon rashers, rinds removed, ciabatta loaf or french baguette, eggs, milk, light olive oil, tomatoes, rocket leaves, mayonnaise, A squeeze of tomato ketchup, Salt & freshly ground black pepper