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BLT on cutting board on red plaid napkin

Open-Faced Italian BLT

If you're craving a BLT without mayonnaise, this Open-Faced Italian BLT will really hit the spot!  This easy spin on a BLT recipe is a perfect appetizer, party food or light lunch.  The combination of fresh vegetables, bacon, cheese and sweet glaze is amazing!
Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Open-Faced Italian BLT
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 670kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • 11.75 ounce frozen garlic bread
  • 6 slices smoke flavored provolone cheese
  • 1/2 pound bacon cooked and chopped
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes sliced in half lengthwise
  • 3/4 romaine lettuce coarsely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh basil chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons balsamic reduction


  • Cook garlic bread according to directions on the package.
  • Cover each half of garlic bread with slices of provolone.  Return to oven until cheese is melted.
  • Add layers of lettuce, tomato, and bacon.  Sprinkle basil and drizzle balsamic reduction.  Return to oven for 1-2 minutes until all ingredients are warmed.


Calories: 670kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 1555mg | Potassium: 224mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 939IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 320mg | Iron: 1mg