Jalapeno BLT with Orange Aoilo
This twist on the classic BLT will have your mouth watering for more.  You’lllove the way the orange aioli compliments the spicy element in this Jalapeno BLT with Orange Aioli!

Growing up, I can always remember those nights when we would get home late from our sports outings, girl scouts or anything else that took up a long night.  We would come home and I could see how tired my mom was, clearly not wanting to make anything fancy for dinner.  On those nights, my dad would whip up some BLT’s and I honestly loved those dinner nights!

BLT’s have always been a favorite of mine.  It doesn’t hurt that I could literally eat sandwiches for every meal of everyday.  Sandwiches speak to me in a way that no other meal does.  Is that weird?  Never mind, don’t answer that.  Because sandwiches speak to my heart, BLT’s are naturally going to call my name.

This twist on the classic BLT will have you never wanting the original version again! Jalapeno BLT with Orange Aioli

 A few months ago, my husband took me out to eat lunch at a local restaurant here in Reno, NV that we had never eaten at before.  If you live in, or come visit Reno, you need to try out Sodo!  They have some really amazing food, and of course the one thing that caught my eye was none other than a BLT.  It was made with jalapeno bacon and orange aioli.  I was pretty skeptical at first, but I trusted my instinct and oh my goodness am I glad I did!  Was one of the best BLT’s I have ever had so of course I needed to recreate it!

I have no idea how they made the jalapeno bacon at Sodo, so I decided to go a different route with the jalapenos, but this version is just as amazing as the one I had at the restaurant.  You won’t be missing that the bacon isn’t jalapeno flavored because after I made the bacon, I sautéed the jalapenos in what?  Yeah that’s right – bacon grease!  Yes please times 1000!

And then rather than using plain mayonnaise on the BLT’s, I whipped up a simple orange aioli with garlic and orange zest, all combined with toasted sourdough bread, lettuce and tomatoes and you have yourself an amazing Jalapeno BLT with Orange Aioli!

What is your favorite BLT combination?

You're going to love this twist on the classic BLT sandwich! The perfect combination of sweet and spicy, this Jalapeno BLT with Orange Aioli will have your taste buds singing!

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