Clonakilty Bacon, brocolli and feta salad with sweet balsamic dressing
Serves: 4 • Prep Time: • Cook Time:
A flavoursome pop of colour! Salads are ideal any time of the year because they’re easy to prepare ahead of time, and can be doubled up as both a side dish or a main dish. The crispy crunch of the brocolli and Clonakilty bacon compliments the smoothness of the feta, all topped with a sweet balsamic dressing, it is just yum!
150g Clonakilty Beechwood lightly smoked rashers
1 small Red onion
60g Salad leaves
15ml Balsamic vinegar
30ml Olive oil
10ml Maple syrup
10ml lemon juice
Salt and pepper to taste
- Chop the broccoli and the red onion finely. Grill the rashers for 3 to 4 minutes until the edges are golden and chop into bite-size pieces.
- Add the broccoli, red onion, bacon and salad leaves( you can use what you have in the fridge) into a large serving bowl. Crumb the feta over the serving bowl and give it a gentle mix.
- Add the maple syrup, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice and olive oil to a small bowl, whisk till combined and add salt and pepper to taste.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and mix again gently. Serve immediately.