Fresh Tomato Tartines with Bacon Jam & Bacon Salt

Check out the recipe for Bacon Jam especially! -Kat

365 Days of Bacon

How do you make a “tartine,” you ask? Well, you take a reg ol’ BLT.

And you kick it up a notch.

And by “kick it up,” I mean,

Spread you some Bacon Jam and Bacon Salt on that sucker

La dee freaking da.

Voila! Suddenly your BLT is a fancy-schmancy-gourmet-cuisinish “tartine.”

(But you will still eat it with your fingers)

This is the last of the great recipes from Chef Ani’s Whole Foods “A Salute to Bacon” cooking class that I attended.



Yield: 8 appetizer servings


  • 8 leaves butter lettuce
  • 1 ripe tomato, sliced
  • 6-7 leaves fresh basil, shredded just before serving
  • Bacon Jam at room temperature (recipe follows)
  • Bacon Salt, to taste
  • fresh black pepper


  1. Spread lettuce with Bacon Jam (recipe below).
  2. Top with a slice of tomato and a bit of shredded basil.
  3. Sprinkle…

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