Golden Fig Fine Foods

BLHTFCPM (Bacon, Lettuce, Heirloom Tomato, Focaccia, Corn, Pesto Mayo)

  • 1 loaf focaccia
  • 1 or 2 heirloom tomato, sliced into thick rounds
  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • 8 slices thick cut bacon
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
  • Pesto Mayo (recipe follows)
  • Corn Coulis (recipe follows)
  1. Cook bacon to desired crispness.
  2. Slice focaccia into squares or triangles (depending on which shape you have).
  3. Spread a little pesto mayo on bottom piece.
  4. Place lettuce leaf down, top with tomato slice, and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper.
  5. Top with two pieces of bacon a hefty spoonful of corn coulis, and top with other piece of focaccia.

Pesto Mayo

  • 1/2 C good quality mayo
  • 1 Tb basil pesto
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  1. Mix all ingredients together.

Corn Coulis

  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tb olive oil
  • 2 C fresh corn
  • 1/2 C chicken stock (will need more or less, to get sauce to desired consistency)
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle or ancho powder
  • Kosher salt and pepper, to taste
  1. In skillet, heat oil. Saute shallot until translucent and almost caramelized.
  2. Add in sweet corn, chipotle or ancho powder, salt, pepper, and chicken stock. Simmer until raw flavor has left sweet corn. Set aside to cool.
  3. Place in blender and process until blended, but still a bit chunky. Add a bit more stock if too thick.

* As seen on Twin Cities Live September 4, 2018

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