BLT Egg Salad

An Epic Diner Mash-up


Preparation info

  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in

Well Fed Weeknights: Complete Paleo Meals in 45 Minutes or Less

Well Fed Weeknights

By Melissa Joulwan

Published 2016

  • About

The classic bacon-lettuce-and-tomato sandwich was first mentioned in a cookbook in 1903, and its popularity grew after World War II when supermarkets sold the ingredients year-round. Egg salad has been on menus since the invention of mayonnaise in 1756 and when it became standard on lunch counter menus in the early 1900s, it was served on a bed of lettuce, not as a sandwich. In this recipe, we ditch the bread of the BLT and marry its crisp bacon, cool lettuce, and juicy tomatoes with the cr