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The Ingredient Swap You Should Try For The Most Flavorful BLT
By Heidi Chaya
Making a BLT is pretty self-explanatory (the three ingredients that go between the bread are right in the name), but that doesn’t mean you can’t improve on it. There are several easy ways to make this crunchy classic even more crave-worthy, and everyone from home cooks to celebrity chefs knows what to do.
One Redditor shared, "I use creamy Italian dressing instead of mayo. [...] It's next level" (per BuzzFeed). This will produce a festival of appealing tastes and textures similar to creamy BLT pasta salad, but without the work of boiling pasta or extra chopping.
In case you haven't tried it, creamy Italian dressing is like its oil and vinegar-based counterpart, but with mayonnaise and sometimes other unctuous additions like sour cream. It adds an herbal dimension to the sandwich to complement its salty, smoky bacon, rich thick-cut tomato, and cool and crisp lettuce.