For the salad
- 6 rashers smoked streaky bacon
- 2 Little Gem lettuces, chopped
- 4 celery sticks, chopped
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- 1 cooked chicken breast and 1 cooked chicken leg, skinned and shredded
- 75g blue cheese, crumbled
- 2 hard-boiled eggs, halved
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition packed with protein and a…
- crusty bread (optional)
For the dressing
- 4 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1-2 tsp clear honey
- 2 spring onions, finely sliced
Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…
Fry the bacon until crisp and cooked through, then very roughly chop.
To make the dressing, mix the olive oil, vinegar, mustard and honey with 1 tbsp water and some seasoning. Save 2 tbsp in the fridge for another salad (see 'Goes well with'). Stir the spring onions into the rest of the dressing.
Use the chopped lettuce and celery as a base, then arrange the bacon, chicken, blue cheese and hard-boiled eggs on top and drizzle over the dressing. Serve with bread, if you like.