Best Bacon Caprese Sandwich Recipe

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This Best Bacon Caprese Sandwich with basil garlic aioli combines two of my favorite lunches: the classic BLT and the Caprese Salad. It’s a winner!

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Servings: 2


Cost per serving $2.02 view details
  • Basil Garlic Aioli:
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh basil, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt and pepper
  • Sandwich:
  • 7 slices Bacon,halved
  • 2 Ciabatta rolls, split and toasted
  • 1 tomato, sliced (heirloom if available)
  • 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced
  • Basil Garlic Aioli Sauce from above


  1. To make Basil Garlic Aioli Sauce: Mix all sauce ingredients in a medium bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. To make Bacon Weave: Preheat oven to 375°F and place a baking rack inside of a baking sheet (this will catch the grease). If you don’t have a baking rack, line the baking sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Start by placing 3 bacon halves side-by-side on the pan (I made 2 weaves above in the picture-so I used 6 pieces total for this step). Then interlace the strips of bacon as one would a lattice top for a pie. You weave under and over to form a square (copy picture above). I used 4 pieces of bacon going the opposite direction, but you can use 3 if you prefer. Bake for 15-20 minutes, depending on how crispy you want your bacon. Lift off of pan with a spatula onto paper towels.
  3. To assemble Sandwich: On your toasted Ciabatta rolls, spread the Basil Garlic Aioli on each half to your liking and layer the tomato slices, mozzarella slices and bacon weave on top. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 228g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories 852  
Calories from Fat 730 86%
Total Fat 81.71g 102%
Saturated Fat 25.9g 104%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 114mg 38%
Sodium 1426mg 59%
Potassium 353mg 10%
Total Carbs 4.8g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%
Sugars 1.81g 1%
Protein 24.88g 40%


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