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Emeril's B.l.t.

  • Yield: 2 servings


  • 10 thick slices of bacon
  • 4 slices of your favorite bread, for grilling
  • Olive oil, for brushing
  • Saffron threads, soaking in 1 tablespoon warm water
  • 1/2 cup prepared mayonnaise
  • 8 slices red tomato
  • 4 pieces Bibb lettuce
  • Chopped parsley for garnish


  • Cook bacon until crisp, drain on paper towels and keep warm. Grill bread and brush with oil. Whisk saffron and water into mayonnaise to make a bright yellow sauce. On 2 large plates, arrange grilled bread. Cover one piece with bacon; on other piece of bread, arrange tomato and lettuce. Drizzle with mayonnaise and garnish with chopped parsley.