I’ve partnered with #LoneStarEggs through Acorn Influence for this post. All recipes and opinions, however, are my own!
Y’all may remember my mini-quiche recipe that I shared a few weeks ago telling you about Lone Star Eggs. Well, I’ve got a new recipe for you today and it’s actually one I’ve wanted to make for a long time. BLT Egg Salad Sandwiches. I’m not sure I really need to say much more because Bacon. Lettuce. Tomato. Eggs. What a heavenly combination right?
Now why I never thought of this combination on my own, I’m not sure. I’ve made BLT Soup and BLT Pasta but when we were on vacation in San Diego summer before last, we ate at cute little sandwich shop out on the patio and BLT Egg Salad Sandwich was the sandwich I had.
Well, now that I’m back in Texas, I’ll tell you I haven’t been able to stop thinking about that sandwich and when I could recreate it! The good news is that in Texas, the weather is pretty great most of the year so patio dinners or picnic outings are frequent. Brazos Bend State Park is just outside of Houston and is a favorite for us with all the alligators (for real!). Or Galveston is just a little over an hour away so enjoying some time on the coast with a picnic lunch is easy to do. Or we might head to the hill country to enjoy the beautiful scenery and wildflowers in the spring.
No matter where we go in Texas, egg salad sandwiches are perfect to pack along because the egg salad can be made ahead (and in my opinion, it’s even yummier when it has time for the flavors to blend).
And since Lone Star Eggs are local to Texas that’s an extra bonus for consumers like me who like to buy local. Lone Star Eggs can be found at local Walmarts and are from chickens that live right here in Texas! How easy is that? So I can feel good knowing that the eggs I buy are not shipped across the country to get to me and my family.
I hope you’ll give this recipe a try and if you live in Texas, look for Lonestar Eggs at your local Walmart. Want an extra bonus? There will be an FSI (free standing insert) that will be available October 18th. It will be in all the newspapers in the Dallas/Ft Worth, Houston and San Antonio areas. And it will be $0.75 off a carton of Lone Star Eggs!
And it gets better! You can also enter for a chance to win a dozen or a WHOLE YEAR’S WORTH of Lone Star Eggs when you visit their Facebook page’s giveaway. Good luck!
BLT Egg Salad Sandwich
- 3 hard-boiled eggs peeled and mashed
- 2 slices cooked bacon chopped
- ½ cup chopped tomato one small Roma tomato is usually about right
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Lettuce leaves
- 4 slices whole wheat bread of your choice
Combine mashed eggs, bacon and tomato. Add salt and pepper to taste (note: bacon is generally salty to begin with so feel free to leave out the salt altogether).
Spread mixture on two slices of bread. Top with one to two leaves of lettuce each. Top with remaining slices of bread. Enjoy immediately or wrap up to take on a picnic!