Pancetta, Arugula and Gruyere Sandwiches!

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I recently went to a friends house and she served up these divine BLT style sandwiches!  I swear I could’ve eaten about 30 of them!

It’s a gourmet style BLT: a perfect blend of flavors!

      • Tangy tomatoes
      • Peppery arugula
      • Smooth creamy avocado
      • Salty pancetta

….the perfect mix!!

Use any size rolls to make this into a great lunch or an slider buns to for a perfect appetizer!

Gourmet BLT Sliders

All of the delicious BLT flavors we love taken to the next level!


  • 20 Thin Slices Pancetta
  • 1/3 Cup Mayo
  • 1 Tablespoon store bought pesto
  • 2 Ripe Tomatoes
  • 1 Ripe Avocado
  • Arugula
  • 10 Slices Gruyere Cheese
  • 10 Rolls


  1. Fry Pancetta over medium heat until crisp (about 3 minutes per side), set aside
  2. Combine Mayo and pesto in a small bowl
  3. Slice each tomato into 5 thick slices
  4. On a baking sheet, set out the bottom of each roll
  5. Spread Pesto Mayo on each roll
  6. Top with 2 slices of pancetta, 1 slice of tomato, and sliced avocado
  7. Place one slice of gruyere cheese on each and bake at 400 about 5 minutes or until cheese is melted
  8. Top with arugula and the top of the roll (secure with a toothpick if needed)

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