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Salad with Crispy Onion and Bacon Bits

This perfect salad to serve with grilled pork chops is a blend of salad vegetables, bacon, and crisp onion pieces

Salad with Crispy Onion and Bacon Bits
Recipe type: Salad
Ingredients
For the dressing
  • 8 thick slices fatty bacon (don't use rindless as you need rendered bacon fat for dressing)
  • 2¼ tablespoon cider vinegar
  • ¾ tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ¾ tablespoon honey
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
For the salad
  • ½ head lettuce, thinly sliced or chopped
  • 1 - 2 carrots, shredded
  • 2 - 3 red radishes, shredded
  • 2 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup crispy fried onions
Instructions
For the dressing
  1. Slowly and patiently brown and crisp the bacon in a large skillet over medium heat. Take your time, and you’ll be rewarded with magnificent bacon crisps and lots of rendered fat.
  2. Drain the bacon on paper towels, reserving the fat.
  3. In a salad bowl, whisk together up to ⅓ cup of the bacon fat, vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper.
  4. Add the lettuce, carrots, radishes, spring onions, parsley, and tomatoes. You may make the salad to this point an hour or two ahead.
  5. Cover and chill.
To make the salad for serving
  1. Toss everything together, evenly mixing the flavours, textures and colours.
  2. Top with crispy onions and arranged bacon slices. Serve

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yum these sound awesome. Thanks for this little recipe. simon.

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