BLT with avocado spread
|4||thick slices bacon|
|Squeeze of lemon juice, or to taste|
|Salt and black pepper, to taste|
|Pinch of crushed red pepper|
|1||small ripe avocado|
|4||thick slices old-fashioned white bread, toasted|
|1||tomato, thinly sliced|
|2||leaves romaine lettuce|
2. In a shallow bowl, stir the mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, black pepper, and red pepper. Halve the avocado, remove the pit, and scoop the flesh into the bowl of mayonnaise. With a fork, mash the mixture together until it is smooth.
3. Spread the 4 pieces of toast with some of the avocado mixture. To 2 slices, add bacon (halve them to fit the bread if necessary), sliced tomatoes, and lettuce. Cover with the other 2 slices, avocado spread down.