Open-faced Pesto BOAT

This was originally going to be called a bacon, pesto, avocado, red onion and tomato sandwich but that’s a mouthful. So instead the pesto BOAT was created. Someone made the name BLT mainstream so this is dedicated to them. 

Open-faced Pesto BOAT (bacon, onion, avocado, tomato)

open-facedpestoBOAT2.jpgOpen-faced Pesto BOAT (bacon, onion, avocado, tomato)

Prep time:  5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Yield: 2 open-faced sandwiches


  • 4 slices of delicious bread, toasted

  • 4 slices of bacon, cooked

  • ½ an avocado

  • 1 tomato, sliced

  • finely sliced red onion

  • 2 tablespoons pesto

  • salt and pepper to taste


Fry your bacon, toast your bread and layer the rest of the ingredients, drizzling pesto over top.  If you’re feeling crazy butter the bread after it’s toasted & dig in!