The Classic BLT has to be the greatest sandwich ever created and this basic, no-frills BLT sandwich couldn’t be easier to make.

What is a BLT?

A BLT is a type of sandwich, it’s name comes from the initials of the main ingredients, bacon, lettuce and tomato.
The blt recipe can be made with variations according to your personal preference.
Simple variants can include using different types of lettuce, toasting or not, or adding mayonnaise.

Yield: Yield: 2 Sandwiches

BLT Sandwich

BLT Sandwich Recipe | Classic BLT Sandwich | How to Make a BLT Sandwich

BLT Recipe.
An easy-to-make bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich . Bacon, perfectly ripe tomatoes, and fresh lettuce are the main components to the BLT.

The BLT sandwich (bacon, lettuce, tomato) is a true classic, great for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Make the perfect sandwich every time with this recipe.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 4 Bacon rashers
  • 4 Lettuce leaves
  • 1 Tomato
  • 4 slices of your favourite bread
  • Sandwich spread (butter, margarine, mayonnaise, cream cheese, etc.)


  1. Cut the bacon rashers into small pieces about 7cm long.
  2. Cut the lettuce in to small pieces.
  3. Slice tomato into thin circles.
  4. Take the pieces of bread and put them in a toaster.
  5. While the bread is toasting, fry the bacon in a pan. Stop frying when it looks cooked. Do not burn it.
  6. When the toasted slices are ready, put on the sandwich spread.
  7. Put the lettuce, tomato slices, and bacon together in the sandwich.
  8. Cut into triangles and serve.


  • The slices of bread do not need to be toasted, but it makes the sandwich more crunchy.

BLT Sandwich Variations

  1. Another type of the BLT is the BLO where you use onions not tomatoes.
  2. Have a BLT Roll instead of a sandwich.
  3. Use dark rye or multigrain instead of white bread.
  4. You can mix the lettuce with mayonnaise if you want.
  5. Try adding grated cheese or a cheese slice.
  6. See our Ultimate BLT Sandwich Recipe.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving:Calories: 243Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 23mgSodium: 617mgCarbohydrates: 26gFibre: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 13g

Shane Lowry

Shane Lowry is the author of Good Food To Eat, a website that provides recipes and cooking help.He is a home cook who enjoys sharing his passion for food with others. Lowry’s mother is a chef, and she taught him the basics of cooking and baking when he was young.He also has experience running a catering business with his wife, specializing in finger foods and full meals for people with dietary restrictions such as gluten-free, vegan, and low-carb.Through his various cooking experiences, Lowry has learned what makes a great recipe: simple to follow, yet delicious and satisfying. That’s why he focuses on creating step-by-step recipes that are easy for anyone to make, regardless of their cooking skills.


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