Spinach, bacon & white bean salad

Spinach, bacon & white bean salad

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins


Serves 4
A low-calorie dish with contrasting flavours of salty, crispy bacon and sweet red peppers

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal300
  • fat15g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs19g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre8g
  • protein21g
  • salt2.1g


  • 12 rashers streaky bacon
  • 4 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 2 x 280g jar roasted red peppers, drained and sliced
  • 2 x 400g cans borlotti beans, drained and rinsed
  • 150g bag baby spinach leaves


  1. Heat a large pan and dry-fry the bacon for about 2 mins each side until crispy. Remove and drain on kitchen paper. Keep the fat from the bacon in the pan, add the vinegar and bubble for a few secs before tipping in the peppers and beans. Season and heat through. Toss together the spinach, beans, peppers and bacon, then drizzle with a dressing of your choice.

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mother_ship's picture
4th Sep, 2012
Simple and delicious! I used 2 grilled and skinned fresh peppers and a tin of mixed beans and it worked really well.
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