Sunday, January 27, 2013


makes four sandwiches

4 bacon slices
1 loaf sourdough or roasted garlic bread
1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
1/2 lb. thinly sliced, smoked deli turkey
1 (12-oz.) jar roasted red bell peppers, drained and sliced
1-oz. slices Muenster or Havarti cheese

Cook bacon. Cut top off bread loaf and reserve; hollow out loaf, leaving 1-inch-thick shell. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of the vinaigrette evenly in bottom of bread shell. Layer with half the turkey, peppers and cheese. Repeat layers and top with bacon. Drizzle evenly with remaining vinaigrette and cover with reserved bread top. Press down firmly and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill at least 1 hour or up to 8 hours before serving. Slice to make 4 sandwiches 

bacon recipe courtesy of: Mama Dean's Southern Cooking at Meador Homestead by Dean Meador Smith. Indigo River Publishing, 2012; Today in Mississippi, The Electric Power Associations of Mississippi

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