Mini BLT Sandwiches with Basil Lemon Mayo
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Serves: 15 sandwiches
These baby pancetta, lettuce and tomato sandwiches are the perfect bite-sized snack for bridal showers, picnics and cocktail parties!
  • ¾ cup mayo
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup roughly chopped basil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 package whole-grain cocktail bread (about 30 slices)
  • 4 roma tomatoes sliced ½ inch thick
  • 2 cups roughly chopped romain lettuce
  • 15 pieces thinly sliced pancetta
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Season tomatoes with plenty of salt and pepper. Let sit while you prepare the other ingredients.
  3. In a mini food processor, add mayo, olive oil, basil, lemon zest, lemon juice and salt. Puree. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Line bread up on a baking sheet, toast in the oven, about 2-3 minutes per side.
  5. Remove bread and place pancetta slices on baking sheet. (You may need to use two). Bake pancetta until crisp, about 10-12 minutes. Drain on paper towels.
  6. Spread mayo on both sides of toasted bread, place tomato on top, followed by a piece of pancetta and lettuce. Hold together with cocktail skewers
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