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Andrew Zimmern Complaining About BLT on Instagram

The 1 Thing Guaranteed to Ruin a BLT, According to a Famous Chef

Andrew Zimmern just wants to know, "How hard is it to make a proper BLT?" The chef and Bizarre Foods host took to Instagram to voice his frustration after ordering a BLT that did not meet his expectations. The main reason? Balance. Everyone knows that a perfect BLT sandwich has a proper ratio of bacon, lettuce, tomato, and mayo, like the one below.

Andrew's BLT was way too bacon-heavy — not that there's ever anything wrong with extra bacon — but it clearly would have benefited from more lettuce and tomato to round out each bite. "Only half a slice of a single tomato??? In summer? One thin slice of sh*tty lettuce??? But 75 pieces of bacon! This sandwich SHOULD BE all about the BALANCE," Andrew wrote in the caption. Yes, his reaction might seem a little overboard, but I think we can all agree that a perfect BLT is a thing of beauty, and each ingredient is crucial.

Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Anna Monette Roberts
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