Apple & bacon salad

Apple & bacon salad

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A perfect November salad, with seasonal cruncy apples, hazelnuts and celeriac

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal322
  • fat26g
  • saturates3g
  • carbs12g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre6g
  • protein11g
  • salt1.36g
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Ingredients

  • 250g French bean, trimmed
  • 2 eating apple, such as Cox's
    Apples

    Apple

    ap-pel

    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • ¼ celeriac
    Celeriac

    Celeriac

    sell-air-e-ak

    The unsung hero of the vegetable world, knobbly, odd-shaped celeriac has a subtle, celery-like…

  • juice of ½ lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 50g blanched hazelnut
    Hazelnuts

    Hazelnut

    hay-zl-nut

    Grown in Europe and the US, hazelnuts are encased in a smooth, hard brown shell but are most…

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 8 slices smoked streaky bacon, chopped into small pieces
    Bacon

    Bacon

    bay-kon

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

  • 4 handfuls salad leaves, such as frisée or rocket
    Frisée

    Frisée

    free-zay

    Frisée, also called curly endive, is a variety of chicory which is frequently used in mesclun (a…

For the dressing

  • 4 tbsp hazelnut oil
    Hazelnuts

    Hazelnut

    hay-zl-nut

    Grown in Europe and the US, hazelnuts are encased in a smooth, hard brown shell but are most…

  • 1 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

Method

  1. Whisk all the dressing ingredients together with seasoning in a small bowl, then set aside. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the beans for 5-6 mins until still slightly crunchy. Drain and refresh under cold water and set aside. Peel the apples and celeriac, cut into thin matchsticks, then toss in the lemon juice to stop them going brown.

  2. Put a pan over a medium heat and toast the hazelnuts for a few mins until golden. Tip on a board and roughly chop.

  3. Place the pan back on the heat with the oil, then fry the bacon until crisp. To assemble the salad, put the beans, celeriac, apple and leaves together in a bowl with most of the dressing and toss together. Pile the salad onto 4 plates and top with chopped bacon. Scatter over the hazelnuts, drizzle with the remaining dressing and serve.

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Comments (1)

flirtinflight's picture
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I made this for my husband and I last night and it was absolutely delicious! I can't believe no one has commented on this recipe before. I couldn't find hazelnut oil so used olive oil, but still divine.

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