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Whether you're nursing a sore head after one too many G&Ts or just enjoying a weekend treat, nothing quite beats a classic bacon sandwich.

And it's also safe to say that most of us have a pretty fixed view of what exactly constitutes the perfect bacon butty.

Ingredients to Make the Bacon Sandwich

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8 slices of Texas toast

4 – 5 tablespoons butter, melted

Tomato Peach Chutney

4 slices thick-sliced pepper bacon, cooked and halved

6 – 8 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced 1/4-inch thick

4 crisp leaves of butter lettuce, center vein removed

Directions to Make Perfect the Bacon Sandwich

Now let's get started!

Step 1

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Lightly brush one side of each slice of toast with melted butter. Place four slices, buttered sides down, on a cutting board. Spread each with 1/4 cup Tomato Peach Chutney. Layer on bacon, mozzarella, and lettuce. Top with remaining bread slices, buttered sides up, as said by BHG.

Step 2

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Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Place sandwiches on a heated pan. Cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden, turning once.


*If desired, use a panini press for the sandwiches.

To Store

Place any remaining chutney in an airtight container. Cover and store in the refrigerator up to 5 days.

Nutrition Facts (Ultimate Bacon Sandwich) to Make Perfect the Bacon Sandwich

Per Serving:

527 calories; total fat 28g; saturated fat 15g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 5g; cholesterol 71mg; sodium 1160mg; potassium 334mg; carbohydrates 49g; fiber 3g; sugar 12g; protein 19g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 1577IU; vitamin c 15mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 5mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 99mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 611mg; iron 3mg.

Some of you may be shocked to hear the results of a new survey by Holiday Inn Express, which quizzed 2,000 Brits to find the ultimate bacon sandwich recipe. The result? Apparently, you should use buttered white bread (never toasted!) with a thin layer of ketchup.

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