As I mentioned in my first article for VPV, one of my passions is BBQ’ing. With that being said, I’d like to start off with my first installment of “His cornbread ain’t done in the middle” my recipe page. Enjoy.
Not too long ago I took a stab at making some BLT’s that I saw Cowboy Kent Rollins making (If you’ve never seen his videos, click on his name and check him out. You’ll thank me later). Like most of us who like to BBQ, I put my own twist to it.
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 2 packs of thick sliced bacon (whatever brand you like)
- 1 loaf of sourdough bread (if you can get fresh baked, even better)
- 2 big tomatoes
- 1 head of butter lettuce (it makes a difference)
- Duke’s Mayonnaise (If you can’t find it in your store, order it on Amazon. It make all the difference)
- 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
- 3/4 tablespoon of kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon cayenne powder
- 6 good sized roasted green chiles used for rellenos.
Keep in mind that everything I do BBQ wise is on my Traeger Ironwood 850. You can use your own smoker, grill, or stovetop.
First you smoke/cook your bacon.
While you bacon is smoking, cut the tomatoes into thin slices. Wash the butter lettuce and pull it apart for sandwiches.
Once the bacon is done, I spread some Dukes mayo on each slice of bread and place it on the smoker mayo side down until it is golden brown.
While the bread is roasting, mix your brown sugar, salt, and cayenne in a small bowl.
Assemble the sandwiches in this manner:
- Spread Dukes mayo on the ungrilled side of each slice of bread
- Place 3 slices of tomatoes on the bottom slice of bread
- Sprinkle the tomatoes with the brown sugar mixture
- Place 3-4 slices of bacon on the tomatoes
- Place 1 slice of roasted green chile on the bacon (split it open to fit the sandwich)
- Place 2-3 leaves of lettuce on the chile
- Top with the other slice of bread
Once that’s done, say a prayer thanking the good Lord for all that he has provided you with and chow down.
It’s an easy recipe and it doesn’t take much time or prep.
I hope you enjoyed the recipe and please, let me know what you think.