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Skinny BLT Bites

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 4
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This clever take on the classic BLT is great for appetizers or after-school snacks. Plus: It's a great way to use day-old bread!
By Carrian Cheney
Updated May 3, 2021
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  • 1 can (11 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original French Bread, bake as directed on can
  • 4 slices turkey bacon, cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1 large tomato, finely chopped
  • 1 large leaf romaine lettuce, sliced, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise


  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with foil.
  • 2
    Tear 1 1/4 cups of the baked French bread into pieces. Reserve remainder of bread for another use. Place torn bread in food processor or mini chopper; pulse until bread crumbs form. Place in shallow dish.
  • 3
    Place bacon pieces in bread crumbs. Sprinkle small amount of crumbs over top; press down so crumbs stick. Place bacon pieces on cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 10 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove bacon from cookie sheet to large platter. Sprinkle each piece with tomato and lettuce. Drizzle each with mayonnaise. Serve immediately.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    When cutting tomatoes, it’s easiest to use a bread knife or other serrated knife.
  • tip 2
    To slice the lettuce, carefully roll the leaf (hot-dog style) and slice horizontally, and then cut everything together in half.

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