In the Bender Kitchen: BLT with a Chef Plum Twist




NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Since kids love a great BLT Chef Plum is in the Bender Kitchen sharing how to make a bacon and lettuce stuffed tomato sure to please.

Food Network Star and Celebrity chef, Chef Plum shares his recipe great for the back to school rush while still using ingredients from the garden.


Stuffed BL-Tomatos

4 medium sized tomatoes

10 pieces of crispy bacon chopped

1 tbls of mayo

½ cup shredded iceberg lettuce

small diced toasted baguette

olive oil

1 tbl shredded basil

salt and pepper

  1. In a bowl mix chopped bacon, mayo, lettuce, and baguette
  2. season with salt and pepper
  3. slice top off of tomato and hollo out
  4. spoon mixture into tomato
  5. garnish with a little shredded basil and place tomato top, on tomato plate up and finish with a

little olive oil


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