Deluxe Avocado BLT



  • 1 ciabatta loaf, sliced in half horizontally
  • 2 large ripe avocados, peeled and stoned
  • 4 large ripe tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 small head butter lettuce, rinse and pat dry
  • 200 g (approx. 8 slices lean back bacon), cooked & crumbled
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Avocado or olive oil, to drizzle
  • Microgreens for garnish
For the avo-nnaise dressing
  • 120 g (½ cup) mayonnaise, homemade or store bought
  • 1 small ripe avocado, peeled and stoned
  • 1 clove garlic, grated or crushed
  • 15 – 30 ml (1 -2 tbsp) lemon juice


  1. Start by making the avo-nnaise, place all the ingredients in the jug of a stick blender and whizz until smooth.
  2. Lay the ciabatta halves on a platter and spread liberally with the avo-nnaise. Arrange lettuce leaves and tomato slices on the bread, and top with avocado slices and bacon pieces.
  3. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with the oil.
  4. Serve cut into wedges with extra avo-nnaise dressing.