Author:adegroot Categories: demo recipes, Recipes BLT with Garlic Mayonnaise Course Lunch Print Recipe Print MetricUS Imperial 1 small head garlic1 teaspoon olive oil2 sprigs fresh thyme rosemary or oregano1/2 cup mayonnaise12 strips bacon4 slices white sandwich bread sliced about 1/2 inch thick1 small head green lettuce or red-leaf lettuce1 - 2 vine-ripened tomatoes thinkly sliced salt black pepper freshly ground Heat oven to 375˚. Rub entire head of garlic with olive oil. Place on aluminum foil, add herbs, and wrap tightly. Cook until cloves are soft, 25 to 35 minutes. Set aside to cool. Squeeze roasted garlic out of each clove onto a cutting board. Transfer soft garlic to a medium bowl; mash with a fork until smooth. Stir in mayonnaise, and set aside.Working in batches, fry bacon in a heavy skillet over medium heat until crisp. Transfer bacon to paper towels to drain. Toast bread under a broiler until lightly golden on both sides. Spread one side of each bread slice with garlic mayonnaise. Arrange lettuce over two slices. Top with tomatoes and bacon. Season with salt and pepper. Top with remaining bread slices, and serve.