Garlic bacon butties

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 6
You'll need good, crusty white bread for these instant hangover cures

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving (half a buttie)

  • kcal262
  • fat14g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars4g
  • fibre1g
  • protein10g
  • salt1.95g
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  • 6 rashers rindless back bacon



    Bacon is pork that has been cured one of two ways: dry or wet. It can be bought as both rashers…

  • 1 white country loaf
  • butter, for spreading



    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 3 tbsp tomato chutney
  • 1 large garlic clove, peeled, cut in half


  1. Heat a griddle or frying pan, then cook the bacon for 3 mins each side or until golden and crisp.

  2. Cut 6 thick slices from the loaf and butter each one on one side. Spread the chutney evenly over 3 slices of the bread and top each with 2 rashers of bacon. Top with the other slices of bread, buttered side down, then press together well.

  3. Return the butties to the pan over a medium heat (you'll have to do this in batches), then toast for 2-3 mins each side until golden. Remove from pan, then rub both sides with cut side of the garlic clove. Cut the butties in half and serve straight away.

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Comments (9)

David Paton's picture

Absolutely delicious. We didn't have any bread, so improvised with tortilla wraps. Wife doesn't like chutney so we replaced that with Sriracha sauce. Really lifted the whole recipe. Trying to be a bit more health conscious these days, so next time will probably try chicken in place of the bacon.

Platterpie5's picture

So simple, yet delicious!

speednutting's picture

Used toasted muffins instead of bread (using up things) and added cheese on top of bacon. Got a resounding thumbs up! my 15 year old stepson says they should make them down the railway (he volunteers at a steam rlwy) and that is the highest accolade he can bestow!

nloken's picture

Oh my word..! I did this without the chutney, though, and added a touch of chilli powder and dried herbs to the bacon once it had cooked to add some interest to the bacon itself. Sunday morning rescue - hurrah! :)

marc883's picture

Best bacon butties by far :)

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mrsnoonoo's picture

Will be making again. Loved the tomato chutney with it.

birkssw6's picture

Who thought you could improve on the humble bacon sandwhich?? genius

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