The BLT is the best summer sandwich. Serious comfort food!
BLTs are a snap to make. Simple ingredients. Toasted sandwich bread, crispy bacon, leafy green lettuce, juicy heirloom tomatoes, dijon mustard, and mayonnaise.
The secret to making the Best Summer Sandwich is:
- Heirloom tomatoes
- Homemade mayonnaise
Here’s a simple way to making homemade mayonnaise . . .
Hands down, homemade mayonnaise is superior to store-bought. Luckily, it's easy to make with an immersion blender and a wide-mouth, tall canning jar. Make it once and you will be hooked!
- 2 large yolks
- 1/2 lemon, freshly squeezed-fresh lemon juice
- 2 t. Dijon mustard
- 1/4 t. sea salt
- 1/4 t. white pepper
- 3/4 cup safflower oil
In a large-mouth, tall canning jar, add the egg yolks, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper. Process with an immersion blender for 5 to 10 seconds.
With the immersion blender running, add the oil in a slow, steady stream. Process until smooth, thick, and creamy. Taste for seasoning.
Mayonnaise may be refrigerated for up to made 3 days.